Skip to site content


People of good faith need to stand boldly for racial justice and denounce the evils of racism and white supremacy. […] Read More

As unarmed black citizens are gunned down by law enforcement and others, the silent church must speak up. Our silence conveys acceptance of this injustice. How many more black citizens must die before we actually get enraged? […] Read More

Physical distancing measures to respond to COVID-19 created an alternate universe for graduates in 2020. Our world faces a mess, yet your generation can help us clean it up. You are an inspiration. You will change the world. […] Read More

Whether or not we choose to wear masks during a global pandemic might very well unmask our theology. Those who don’t wear them reveal a theology of individualism that ignores sacred teachings urging self-sacrifice for others. […] Read More

Protestors are demanding state legislators reopen the economy. It’s textbook Manifest Destiny. A belief they have a divine right for others to submit to their demands. Faith in God is about serving, not privilege and entitlement. […] Read More

Twenty-five years ago, America awoke to the reality of domestic terrorism when 168 people were killed after a bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. These four lessons are worth reflection. […] Read More

Rediscovering Life

Our churches may be empty on Easter morning, but rediscovering life in a global pandemic might mean rediscovering the church’s mission. What if the church rediscovered the Jesus-model of working and relating within the world? […] Read More

As we find ourselves in perilous times, we also find ourselves seeking hope. As Holy Week quickly approaches, good faith people can connect with the Jesus story more this year than any before. Look for the helpers – then and now. […] Read More

Robert ‘Bob’ Stephenson passed away on March 20. A man with a great sense of justice and decency, Bob sought to keep Baptist institutions free and detested fundamentalism. Free and faithful Baptists owe him a debt of gratitude. […] Read More

The COVID-19 virus has been forcing churches to adapt their regular routines. For one Virginia Baptist church, the solution to meeting as a congregation was as close as their parking lot. Set up a drive-in church on Sunday. […] Read More