Justice

For Lent, Baptist dons orange prison garb for poor and imprisoned

Youth minister Kent McKeever, also an attorney who represents indigent clients in Waco, Texas, is wearing an orange prison jumpsuit for Lent to draw attention to disparities in the sentencing of the poor and minorities.

Read More

Trial date nears in slain pastor lawsuit

A long-running lawsuit stemming from the 2009 shooting death of a Baptist pastor caught in a botched drug arrest is finally headed to trial.

Read More

Keep the gov'mint in our bizness

Do opponents of “big government” really believe that if taxes were returned to the taxpayers they would be funneled miraculously to private agencies to address social needs?

Read More

Who owns the land?

The idea that landowners have exclusive rights to do whatever they want with their property is a far cry from the land stewardship modeled in Scripture.

Read More

The pastoral prophetic edge

The pastor’s prophetic witness isn’t always obvious or dramatic, but it is real.

Read More

Baptist heads farmworker ministry

A Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond graduate and former human-trafficking specialist for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is new leader of the National Farm Worker Ministry.

Read More

Baptist group to ‘wage peace’ in Palestine

The Alliance of Baptists is sponsoring a conference in Washington to raise awareness to the plight of Palestinian Christians under military occupation by Israel.

Read More

Faith-based re-entry saves tax dollars

Minnesota has saved around $3 million on a program that uses volunteers and no tax-payer money, Baylor study finds.

Read More

Demanding a living wage

All of us are to blame because fast-food workers do not earn a living wage.

Read More

Doing the gospel

Justice begins with the plight of the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized, the outcast and the disenfranchised.

Read More
Page 1 of 3