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Seeking to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities, the Parliament of the World’s Religions will convene Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. […] Read More

Does Calvinism justify domestic violence and abuse? One critic of Calvinism says no serious Calvinist would support such reasoning on the basis of their theology. […] Read More

While solitary confinement in U.S. prisons is less common, 61,000 prisoners were still held in such conditions in the fall of 2017, including more than 4,000 diagnosed with a serious mental illness, a report says. […] Read More

Baptists from across the U.S. gathered in Atlanta this week at the New Baptist Covenant’s 2018 summit, committing to continue the “journey to justice” for all people. […] Read More

‘First Man’

‘First Man’ is not like any “man in space” movie you have ever seen. It’s a very quiet movie about a very quiet man, Neil Armstrong, who became a hero to every child in his generation. […] Read More

In our fractured world, it’s tempting to withdraw from the fray or even deepen the gulf. Neither choice advances God’s kingdom. Instead, we must live a ministry of grace. […] Read More

Many Americans have never regarded social structures and systems as racially advantageous for white citizens and overwhelmingly prejudiced toward minorities. The New Baptist Covenant lifted that hood of systemic racism. […] Read More

Many churches are reporting precipitous declines in worship attendance. While many factors are causing this, all kinds of organizations are facing this same trend. Consider these 3 realities as you move forward. […] Read More

Criminal justice reforms have reduced overcrowded U.S. prisons and jails, but unaddressed issues within probation and parole have led to overwhelmed community supervision systems and increased recidivism. […] Read More

Myles Werntz is the T.B. Maston Chair of Christian Ethics at Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. […] Read More