Every church has adjusted some aspects of ministry since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But some congregations are already turning from the question of how to shift from the current moment toward changes for the long-term future.
Disaster response and state/regional leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship gathered in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to assess damage wrought by Hurricane Laura and plan for long-term recovery efforts in collaboration with the National Baptist Convention of America and its president, Samuel Tolbert.
More than two dozen people joined the brightly colored flotilla for Kayak Church on Sunday (Aug. 30) as Faith UCC, like so many other churches across the country, dips its toes into meeting together in person after months apart during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Biden told residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, that recent turmoil following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, could help Americans confront centuries of systemic racism, drawing a sharp contrast with President Donald Trump amid a reckoning that has galvanized the nation.
How are white supremacy and white Christianity entangled? And what work is being done today, by Christians inside and outside the church, to break those ties? Listen to the conversation on 1A — including comment by Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor (at the 14:12 mark)
A devoutly Catholic husband who refused to grant his wife a divorce on religious grounds urged Nebraska’s highest court Sept. 3 to overturn the state’s no-fault divorce law in a case that could leave Nebraska as the only state without a law that lets couples
A group of 17 churches met Aug. 27 at Harbor Park in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to pray for the city and cry out to God for restoration, as well as to pray for Jacob Blake’s family and those directly affected by the violence.
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t Richard Wilson’s first go-around with a deadly virus outbreak. He served as president of the Liberian Baptist Theological Seminary from 2014 to 2016 — a tenure nearly coinciding with the West African nation’s Ebola outbreak.
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