Now the hard work begins.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 05 September 2014 13:04

As for me and my house, call me a thug

It is past time to realize that division only brings more division.

Published in Commentaries

Recent shootings of black men present challenges to new leaders of four of the nation’s largest African-American Baptist denominations, which observers say must become champions for racial reforms in America.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:18

If they are black

It may be less immediately important that our churches be integrated than that we recommit ourselves to listening to one another.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?

Christians can — and must — do more to improve race relations in America.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 18 August 2014 12:20

The speck is also the log

Our trouble isn’t that we’re ignorant of the issues besieging our world; it’s that many of us attribute them to the color of someone’s skin.

Published in Commentaries

CBF pastor Scott Stearman says racial violence erupting in suburban St. Louis illustrates the need for the New Baptist Covenant, an effort to bring Christians together across barriers of theology and race.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 01 August 2014 09:45

The taller I become …

Everywhere racial barriers are being built higher. But in our neighborhood, we are raising up giants.

Published in Commentaries

Jackie Robinson, who broke the baseball color line, and Michael Sam, poised to possibly become the first openly gay player in the NFL, are both African-Americans, but a Southern Baptist pastor and preaching professor says the similarities end there.

Published in Social Issues

The meeting in Portland, Maine, also featured a call to engage multiculturalism in authentic ways.

Published in Organizations
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