Tony Campolo, a well-known Baptist author says that while the impact of coronavirus may feel like our country is falling apart, Christians have an opportunity to help rebuild a more just system. He talked about finding faith in a time like this on the Word&Way
Melissa Rogers, a Baptist expert in church-state issues who previously led White House faith-based efforts, says governments can impose mass gathering bans to temporarily restrict church gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.
As Baptists around the world struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, the Baptist World Alliance will lead a three-pronged effort during Pentecost weekend to bring global Baptists together for worship. Elijah Brown, BWA general secretary, announced the initiative during an interview with the Word&Way podcast “Baptist
As churches across the country avoid in-person worship services, a historian and sociologist of religion in American life sees parallels to a previous pandemic. Historian John Schmalzbauer draws encouragement from the fact churches survived the 1918 influenza pandemic as the coronavirus outbreak continues.
As the coronavirus pandemic spread across the world, numerous governments responded by shutting down borders and ending international flights to prevent infected persons from arriving. For a Cuban Baptist pastor, this meant his quest to overcome international political squabbles left him and his wife stranded
Scott McConnell is executive director of LifeWay Research, the survey arm of the Southern Baptist Convention's LifeWay Christian Resources. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor interviewed McConnell in April during the annual convention of the Evangelical Press Association in Oklahoma City, Okla.
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Dan and Sharon Buttry, global consultants for American Baptist Churches USA's International Ministries, recently led a ten-day training for conflict transformation trainers as the first major initiative of the new Buttry Center for Peace & Nonviolence at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kan. Word&Way
A.K. Lama is the former general secretary of the Council of Baptist Churches in North East India. Now, he leads Transforming Leaders in Asia Ministries, an organization
Jeremy Bell, a Canadian Baptist leader, is the general secretary of the North American Baptist Fellowship, a regional body of the Baptist World Alliance. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor