SEATTLE (ABP) – A Seattle Baptist church known for a long history of social activism voted March 4 to affirm Washington State’s new law legalizing gay marriage.
A Kenyan expatriate and Baptist pastor who lost his bid for a parliamentary seat in 2007 has announced plans to run again. And his ultimate ambitions reach even higher, as evidenced by his Facebook page, "Rev. Dr. Solomon Kimuyu for President."
An advocate for Burmese refugees has been named director of Baptist World Aid, an agency which works closely with Baptist disaster relief organizations in Virginia and North Carolina. Rothangliani Rema Chhangte will assume her new role with BWAid, the relief and development arm of the
Edgar Palacios, a Salvadoran who serves as associate pastor for Christian education at Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, is the 2012 recipient of the Baptist World Alliance’s Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award.
People of faith must be especially careful about the information they pass along during an election year.
We've all had the experience of trying to recall something -- a name, picture or old book. Whether it's in the back of our mind or on the tip of our tongue, it's maddening trying to make the mental connection to free those memories. Word&Way's
Judy Baker could push her faith as a cornerstone as a candidate for public office. While she believes a candidate's "character and principles" should be considered, voters also must measure "other aspects of fairness, tolerance and competence" when choosing a public servant.