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We all have spheres of influence and spaces to advocate for the marginalized and oppressed. One of the best places to start using your voice for advocacy is within relationships. […] Read More

Baptists have long defended separation of church and state, which is why it’s so disturbing that some Baptists today are politicizing Christianity to align with the POTUS and current administration. […] Read More

Human trafficking cases in the U.S. increased slightly in 2017 to 1,220 reported offenses by law enforcement, the FBI said. Texas had the highest number of cases. […] Read More

Meeting in Ukraine this week, the European Baptist Federation council illustrates how if all Baptists learn to work together and practice reconciliation, we face a bright future. […] Read More

The gap between heaven and earth is an unbridgeable one that we’ve been trying to close forever. Between rich and poor, victim and racist, hated and hater. To bridge it will involve forgiveness from both sides. […] Read More

A faith-based advocate for public education will swing through the Volunteer State as part of a broad, national push in support of education as a public trust. […] Read More

Chris Sanders is a practicing employment lawyer, active in law, labor, faith and politics. […] Read More

How do you know when your church is ready for change? Pastors, church staff and lay leaders should ask these six questions before moving forward with major changes. […] Read More

More than two-thirds of the world’s children work in conditions categorized as “child labor,” with many products on the international marketplace produced by child laborers, two government reports say. […] Read More

Sexual assault survivors don’t speak up sooner because reporting is often as traumatic as the assault. Survivors know this, and others’ responses seldom prove them wrong. Here’s my story. […] Read More