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With the polls closed and the elections mostly finalized, it’s time for us to face a reality: Our country is sick and getting sicker. We can no longer sit by the wayside. We must rise up and move forward. […] Read More

Last week in America, our worst demons emerged from the shadows. Our inability to address our bigoted attitudes and policies fuels the flames of those seeking a scapegoat for their problems. We must appeal to our better angels. […] Read More

In their quest to attain political power, right-wing evangelicals have abandoned their theological conscience rooted in divine love, grace and justice. But they can still turn from their lust for power. […] Read More

Many Americans have never regarded social structures and systems as racially advantageous for white citizens and overwhelmingly prejudiced toward minorities. The New Baptist Covenant lifted that hood of systemic racism. […] Read More

After white supremacists descended on Charlottesville in August 2017, the Charlottesville Clergy Collective decided it would not allow the conflict that engulfed its city to define the future. […] Read More

The hearings about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court displayed the patriarchal power of a ruling class demanding its entitlement be respected and insulting victims of sexual abuse. […] Read More

European Baptists, who met recently in Ukraine, are a diverse lot. However, they have discovered that their diversity – while challenging at times – is actually a strength. […] 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

Even as the world seems to grow darker with time, rest assured that the bright lights of the next Baptist generation are shining. They see the world with honest eyes and as it can be. […] Read More

Social justice is a vital component of the gospel. It is not the whole gospel, but one should not divorce it from the message and ministry of the church either. Here’s why I am an advocate for social justice. […] Read More