Multigenerational Texan and seminarian Christopher Symms details the religious aspects of the political fight in his state over what Governor Greg Abbott calls the “woke agendas in schools."
Contributing writer Laura Levens asserts that the purpose of history is not for telling tales of victorious nations and churches. Rather, the purpose of history is a commitment to deal with the complexities of the past, so that we might understand and address present realities
In episode 9 of Dangerous Dogma, author and activist Lisa Sharon Harper, president of FreedomRoad.us, talks about racism, U.S. history, critical race theory, and the '1619 Project.'
The bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church opened their denomination’s major meeting — a year after it was delayed due to the coronavirus — with a call for greater worldwide access to COVID-19 vaccines and testing.
We explore the culture war around Critical Race Theory. We question the motives of those who started the fight, the degree that those who picked up arms actually understand what CRT is all about, and a key Christian doctrine we risk abandoning by joining the
Salvation-minded Christians insisted that a comprehensive view of spiritual regeneration required embodied solidarity, not a mere fixation with an ethereal beyond.
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Jason Koon writes that the new resolution on racism passed last week at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting far short of what is needed to begin the SBC’s work of digging out from its racialized past and seeking racial reconciliation.
As they headed toward Nashville for the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting, the cars with black pirate flags strapped to their windows — complete with smirking skulls and crossbones — were a good indicator that some of the passengers were spoiling for a fight.
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One of the hot-button items expected to be on the agenda when Southern Baptists met for their annual meeting this week was critical race theory. But, in the end, the resolution the committee chose to bring to the floor for a vote did not mention CRT.
Southern Baptists worried about “liberal drift” in their denomination heard warnings about “paganism” and worldly ideologies like critical race theory. About 1,000 people attended the Founders Ministries gathering Monday ahead of the Southern Baptist Convention.