Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:16

Past CBF leader praises SBC’s racial progress

Emmanuel McCall, a pioneer in Southern Baptist black-church relations before controversy led him to identify with the more moderate Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, praised efforts of current SBC leadership to carry on the work he helped begin.

Published in Organizations
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, 27 December 2013 15:14

Study says race perception gap widening

A new study found a growing gap between the perceptions and attitudes of whites and blacks and increased indifference about efforts to bring about racial reconciliation.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 20 December 2013 16:36

Is ‘Duck Dynasty’ the next SBC cause?

After initial outrage over comments about homosexuality, debate has turned to “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson’s views on race.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 21 November 2013 19:35

Faith leaders protest race in sentencing

Twenty-seven evangelicals are seeking re-sentencing of a murderer condemned to death in a trial marked with racial overtones.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 18:57

Loving our neighbor

Living as a minority in an African-American neighborhood opens an intern’s eyes to the reality of white privilege.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 07 November 2013 17:41

LifeWay apologizes to Asian-Americans

Ten years after defending an Asian-themed vacation Bible school curriculum that some found offense, LifeWay Christian Resources has issued a public apology.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 18 October 2013 18:43

Christians protest use of Asian stereotypes

Asian-American Christians voiced concerns about how they are depicted by white evangelicals including Purpose Driven Life author Rick Warren.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 17:39

Baylor social work school fetes trailblazers

Freddie Mae Bason and Verlene Farmer Goatley broke the color barrier at the Carver School of Social Work in 1955.

Published in History
Thursday, 26 September 2013 16:43

Baptist leader calls for dialogue about race

BGAV head John Upton says white Baptists have given too little attention to social problems that disproportionately affect racial minorities.

Published in Social Issues
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