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Emerging Voices | What Women Pastors Taught Me During My Visit to Cuba

By Elizabeth-Anne Nordgren Lovell | August 16, 2019

Being disoriented can be good every once in a while. My trip to Cuba challenged me to love radically and to care for others, following the example of the Cuban Baptist women pastors I came to visit.

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Martin Luther King and Selma’s 1965 Voting Rights Campaign

By Cliff Vaughn | January 14, 2002

On Jan. 2, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. led a “mass meeting” at Brown Chapel in Selma, Ala. This meeting kicked off the involvement of King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in Selma’s voting rights campaign. King had already survived the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-56 and the brutal <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = […]

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Community Works Together to “Turn on the Heat”

By Jodi Mathews | January 14, 2002

Floyd County, Ga., residents are turning on the heat for their less fortunate neighbors. As part of a joint effort between area churches, the Salvation Army, Good Neighbor Ministries and the Floyd County Baptist Association, many people who would otherwise be without heat this winter are now warm and safe. Good Neighbor Ministries is a […]

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Sierra Club, National Council of Churches Run TV Ads on U.S. Energy Policy

By NCC | January 14, 2002

(NCC) Washington, D.C.—For the first time ever, the Sierra Club and National Council of Churches are teaming up to protect America’s beautiful landscapes, launching TV and newspaper ads calling on Americans to “keep our promise to care for creation.” Evoking religious themes, the ads say Americans ought not ruin the land we’ve been entrusted to […]

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Single-Parent Families Increase Worldwide

By Alex Smirnov | January 10, 2002

Around the world, the number of one-parent families is on the rise. World trends are similar to those in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />United States, where the number of single-parent families is growing while the number of nuclear families declines. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />   The 2000 […]

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Re-Entering Church Gracefully

By Barry Howard | January 10, 2002

Recently, while attending a major sporting event, I noticed a peculiar sign near the gate as I gave my ticket to the gate attendant. In bold black letters the sign read, “Absolutely No Re-entry.” In other words, if you come out, don’t expect to get back in. While there is no such rule for the […]

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