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.

Published in People
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 16:06

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.

Published in People
Friday, 08 November 2013 15:39

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?

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 11 October 2013 17:07

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.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 04 October 2013 16:23

The pastoral prophetic edge

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

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 16 September 2013 14:36

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.

Published in People
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 19:13

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.

Published in Theology
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 18:02

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.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 17:45

Demanding a living wage

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

Published in Thinking Theologically
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 19:10

Doing the gospel

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

Published in Commentaries
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