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Advocacy

Centrist Baptists have felt abandoned by both fundamentalists and liberals. However, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is a diverse community seeking to do missions and ministry in new and exciting ways, and there’s room for all. […] Read More

Education is a right of all people – especially children – bestowed upon them by their Creator. That’s why EthicsDaily is committed to working with partners advocating for the education of all children. […] Read More

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

After 12 years of urging Southern Baptists to protect kids from clergy sex abuse, little has changed institutionally. What has changed is more survivors, advocates and bloggers are finding their voices. […] Read More

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has been a voice for the “silenced ones” in society. As the CBF transitions to new leadership, may they continue to nourish this fellowship of advocacy. […] Read More

There is little doubt we are experiencing a moment of heightened racial tension. The easy access of video recording has unveiled multiple instances of police violence as well as acts of overt racism that many of our brothers and sisters experience daily. White supremacists marching in Charlottesville and anti-immigrant rhetoric of the political primary season […] Read More

The prophet Micah proclaims that the Lord requires his servants to act justly and to love mercy and walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8). The Hebrew word for justice, “misphat,” used in Micah 6:8 appears more than 200 times in Scripture. This reminds us that our faith (or humble walk with God) is to have […] Read More

If you live in one of the 36 states that allow payday, auto title lending or both, you’ve likely seen the storefronts. They promise quick cash, no credit check required. They’re likely located in the poorer part of town next to pawnshops, liquor stores, lottery retailers and rent-to-own furniture or tires. Those who’ve never had […] Read More

Our office at the Immigration Service and Aid Center (better known as the ISAAC Project) was swamped by immigrants barely a week into the new U.S. presidency. These were mostly people from Africa – green card holders who until now did not think they would ever become citizens of the U.S. – who had been […] Read More

Global Baptist speakers urged greater advocacy—especially for religious freedom—among churches and conventions at the local, national and international levels at the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) in Izmir, Turkey. They described advocacy as an inherent part of their faith. During a forum Thursday on religious liberty and human rights advocacy, five speakers […] Read More