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Five years into my journey with multiple myeloma, my illness has given me the opportunity to reconsider the stories that shape and misshape my identity. I’ve learned 5 new stories that nurture wholeness and meaning. […] Read More

Serene Jones, author and president of Union Theological Seminary, writes in her compelling and nearly flawless book that God holds all of us in love and empowers us to take care of ourselves in an imperfect world. […] Read More

Energy usage worldwide increased by 2.3 percent in 2018, a report said. Three nations – China, India and the United States – were responsible for 85 percent of the net emissions increase. […] Read More

People have been conditioned to avoid religion and politics in polite conversation, and as a result have forgotten how to talk about those subjects politely – or even altogether. It’s time to break free from your echo chamber. […] Read More

The hope of Lent is that we will come out of it a bit different than when we entered, having changed in some way for the better. Here’s the story of one pastor who turned his back on his racial prejudice. […] Read More

Baptist leaders claim they have no authority over autonomous churches to police clergy who sexually abuse children. When they hide behind the false wall of local church autonomy, they protect the predators. […] Read More

With Tax Day looming, U.S. citizens across the country are thinking a lot about taxes. While writing that check to the IRS is a chore many do begrudgingly, remember that paying taxes is a way to show you love your neighbor. […] Read More

We all agree that it’s good for churches to have a clear vision and purpose. We disagree about how to live out that purpose. For some help, follow these 7 strategic-planning habits that Jesus modeled. […] Read More

Who are you wearing? Or, perhaps a better question: Are you wearing ethical clothing? Baptist World Aid Australia is urging consumers to check their fashion brands to ensure their clothes are ethical. […] Read More

Beth Allison Barr is an associate dean in the Baylor Graduate School, an associate professor of history at Baylor University and a resident scholar at Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. […] Read More