Joe Phelps writes about racial justice efforts in Louisville, Kentucky, amid deaths this year of Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, and Shelby Gazaway. Read full piece
A bivocational Southern Baptist pastor resigned from his church Wednesday (July 29), after backlash resulting from his participation in an annual birthday celebration for Nathan Bedford Forrest.
John Finley, executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society, talks about the importance of churches keeping records during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full piece
I normally like to see "Follower of Jesus" on someone's Twitter profile. Lately, however, I'm reluctant to scroll down for fear that this same follower has cussed out a politician on the social media platform or tweeted nasty things at a person they disagree with.
In June, Warrior Creek Baptist was back to some normal gatherings. Last week, an annual weeklong revival started as usual, but this year the Alabama church only made it to Thursday.
Disaster relief volunteers are responding to flooding and power outages in the wake of Hurricane Hanna, which dumped up to 16 inches of rain in deep south Texas after it struck the area Saturday (July 25).
Robert P. Jones reflects on the slavery history of White Baptists and how to address that truth today as part of repairing the damage. Read full piece