In writing and in the pulpit, Baptist Pastor Susan Sparks argues that the church and Hollywood have done the world a disservice by depicting Jesus Christ as a white man, when in fact he was a Jew from Palestine.

Published in People

Rob Nash participated in an academic peace delegation to Iran, spending several days last month meeting with Iranian government, academic and religious leaders, often drawing on his Baptist faith to answer questions about religious liberty. 

Published in People
Friday, 03 January 2014 17:05

Rethinking the sacredness of marriage

It is not unusual for a celebrity’s short-term “hook up” to be considered a marriage, while a 35-year committed relationship between two persons of the same gender is not.

Published in Commentaries

Recent controversy over a TV reality show is part of a battle that has been going on throughout Christian history.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 30 December 2013 15:13

The spiritual test the church is failing

There is hope for forgiveness and racial reconciliation in this country. But if it’s going to happen, it will take courageous action from God’s church to change the tide.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 20 December 2013 18:32

Practicing peace

Christmas celebrates a world that is better than it is.

Published in Seriously Funny
Thursday, 12 December 2013 19:05

Not afraid of miracles

Miracles happen, because God is with us through everything.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 18:44

Liberal like Jesus

I want to be liberal like Jesus. How about you? 

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 22 November 2013 01:26

C.S. Lewis 'claimed by everyone'

Christian theologian's ability to write with clarity and imagination enamored millions and made difficult theological concepts accessible to the average Christian, experts say. Lewis died Nov. 22, 1963.

Published in People
Monday, 18 November 2013 17:20

Singing faith: Hymns both praise and teach

Church music is not just for worship. It also is a tool for teaching what a congregation believes.

Published in Congregations
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