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When Celebrating MLK Day, Don’t Forget Coretta Scott King

By Hannah McMahan | Jan 18, 2019

Had it not been for the visionary and tireless advocacy of Coretta Scott King, we would not have Martin Luther King Jr. Day. She fought for justice her entire life and had the vision to bring us this day.

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Some Folks Demand a Wall but Their Reasons Crumble

By Blake Hart | Jan 18, 2019

As our nation debates the need for a wall on our southern border, those who favor it typically cite three reasons: terrorists, “illegals” and drugs. Their reasons don’t hold up to scrutiny.

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As Their Numbers Increase, Women Ministers’ Time Has Come

By Sian Murray Williams | Jan 18, 2019

While the number of women applying for and exercising accredited ministry in Great Britain has steadily grown, many never set out to explore God’s calling of them. But the time for change has surely come.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Nora O. Lozano

By Staff | Jan 17, 2019

Nora O. Lozano is professor of theological studies at Baptist University of the Américas and executive director of the Christian Latina Leadership Institute in San Antonio.

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Look Back | MLK Jr.: Effective Preacher, Powerful Poet

By James L. Evans | Jan 17, 2019

Not only was Martin Luther King Jr. an effective preacher, but also a poet whose words shattered the settled reality of cruelty and hate and helped us see the hope of a new possibility through his vision of the beloved community.

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Georgia Baptist Pastor Selected to Lead CBF

By Staff | Jan 16, 2019

Paul Baxley, a Baptist minister in Georgia, has been selected to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He is the fourth coordinator in the organization’s 27-year history.

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‘I Have a Dream’ Speech More About Nightmare than Dream

By Richard Wilson | Jan 16, 2019

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech is remembered for its high-note ending, but a closer look reveals most of the speech was more about the nightmare of injustice.

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Frequent Worship Attendance Plummets During College Years

By Staff | Jan 16, 2019

Participating in worship gatherings at least twice a month is uncommon for 18- to 22-year-old Protestants, a survey found. Two-thirds stopped attending regularly in the four years after high school.

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Yet More Racially Charged Remarks Beg the Question (again): Is President Trump a Racist?

By Mitch Randall | Jan 15, 2019

The president has a difficult time understanding and relating to others not of his fold. He persists in making comments based upon preconceived ideas he has about the world, which often tend to be false stereotypes based upon race.

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King’s Perennial Question: Do We Pursue Chaos or Community?

By Colin Harris | Jan 15, 2019

Reading the final works of Martin Luther King Jr. through the lens of contemporary efforts to function as a more just society produces a kind of déjà vu. It’s a vivid reminder of how far we have come – and how far we haven’t.

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