Skip to site content

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.

Read More

Featured Video

Baptist leaders voice their opposition to Christian nationalism as part of a new initiative spearheaded by the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.

Featured Resource

Recent Articles

Interfaith Prayer Meetings Face Opposition; Some Religious Leaders Fear Pluralism

By Robert Parham | November 19, 2001

Southern Baptist and Lutheran fundamentalists expressed opposition to interfaith prayer meetings last week, according to news reports in the Orlando Sentinel and Religion News Service. Interfaith dialogues and worship services spread across the nation following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, as religious leaders sought better understanding and promoted tolerance. Leading the movement toward pluralism was […]

Read More

Christians Urged to Honor Ramadan

By Alex Smirnov | November 15, 2001

Christians are being urged to honor Ramadan through praying, fasting and calling for a halt to bombing in Afghanistan. Ramadan is a Muslim holy month of fasting that begins Friday, Nov. 16 and ends Dec. 17. “I’m going to fast sometime during Ramadan,” wrote Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., in […]

Read More

Millions of Americans Must Choose Between Food and Medical Needs, Housing and Heat

By Jodi Mathews | November 15, 2001

At the end of one of the longest periods of economic growth in history, more Americans find themselves in need of food assistance. Hunger in America 2001, a new study by America’s Second Harvest, revealed that 23.3 million people–or roughly 9 percent of all Americans–received food assistance last year. That is “nearly 2 million more […]

Read More

Former U.S. Embassy in Iran Becomes

By Cliff Vaughn | November 13, 2001

Iranian authorities have turned the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran “into a combination museum, amusement park and propaganda outlet,” according to the Los Angeles Times. On Nov. 1, several journalists were the first foreigners to visit the compound since 52 U.S. hostages were freed in 1981. The preview of the embassy-turned-attraction drew attention to […]

Read More

“Just War” and Civilian Casualties

By Paul Schrag | November 13, 2001

The U.S. bombing campaign in Afghanistan proves yet again that civilian casualties are inevitable in war today. This raises a question about the just-war theory: Is it sufficient not to intend to kill civilians when we know the war will kill some? If civilian casualties are known to be inevitable, does the attack become morally […]

Read More