Monday, 26 August 2013 17:33

Suffer little children

The number of poor children is on the rise, but “family values” politicians continue to advocate policies that benefit the “1 percent.”

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 01 August 2013 17:38

On the margins

Whatever else we know about the Deity as represented in Jesus the Christ, it is that God is on the side of the poor.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Monday, 29 July 2013 15:47

Youth trip boosts Miss. Delta town

Groundwork laid by CBF pastor and Shaw, Miss., native Jason Coker enabled youth from Houston's South Main Baptist Church to host a VBS program that many credit for helping bridge a racial gap in the impoverished and segregated town.

Published in Congregations

With Congress planning to recess Aug. 5 before addressing budget sequestration, Christian leaders issued a reminder that lawmakers must make hungry and poor people a priority as they consider the nation’s fiscal challenges.

Published in Social Issues

A McCreary County family is the eighth chosen to benefit from Kentucky Baptist Fellowship's Extreme Build project that builds low-cost homes in Kentucky's poorest county.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 06 May 2013 00:00

Ministry gets artsy with fundraising

Touching Miami with Love auctions artwork by students and professionals to feed impoverished youth.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 17:34

Mother’s Day hunger goal $1 million

Each year Texas Baptists observe Mother’s Day with an offering to help mothers in need put food on their tables.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 22 March 2013 19:19

Baptists go after payday loans

Acting against predatory lending is both biblical and Baptist.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 21 March 2013 14:41

Activist pastor Gordon Cosby dies

Gordon Cosby, visionary founder of a Washington, D.C., church known for social activism, has died.

Published in People
Monday, 04 March 2013 17:19

I left the church. Don’t hate me

Sometimes a call to ministry takes an unexpected turn.

Published in Commentaries
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