Dozens of evangelical colleges and universities issued statements grieving George Floyd’s death in police custody and pledging to find practical steps to address racial justice on and beyond their campuses. But the efforts left some students unsatisfied.
When the first COVID-19 cases hit Brazil in March, the government agency in charge of protecting the country’s Indigenous peoples ordered all civilians to leave the Indigenous reservations. But a new law made an exception for one group: Christian missionaries. And some people aren’t happy.
Church conflict is a growing pressure point for pastors during the coronavirus pandemic, a new report shows. Twenty-seven percent of evangelical and mainline pastors cited maintaining unity and addressing conflict and complaints when asked about the pressure points they are feeling most.
This week we returned to the classroom to teach a weeklong intensive course together at Wheaton College, making it one of the first on-campus college classes to be taught in the U.S. during this new school year. So, of course, there was a tornado.
John Lewis said in his posthumously penned op-ed: “Each of us has a moral obligation to stand up, speak up, and speak out.” This is why Black preaching and Black preachers matter.
What if instead of rewarding the most brash, most aggressive, most self-assured leaders we instead elevated those who didn’t seek the position? What if we took into account which candidates have more humility, self-sacrifice, and even hesitancy when offered power and glory?
Arkansas circuit court judge & Baptist pastor Wendell Griffen reflects on push to send children to school amid the coronavirus pandemic — and urges people to resist.
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Ongoing financial concerns at Christian institutions of higher education across the country have been exacerbated by COVID-19.
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Senator Kamala Harris of California could become the fifth Baptist to serve as U.S. vice president. She would stand in stark contrast to other Baptist VPs — especially the first one, a slaveholder who was open about his enslaved common-law wife and their children.b
Last week President Donald Trump attacked his presumptive Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, on religious grounds. It’s been 220 years since the religion card was played so bigly in an American presidential campaign. The precedent is more apt than you might think.