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Amanda Tyler

Teachers, administrators and public school advocates gathered at the Texas Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass legislation increasing education funding, currently 20 percent lower than 2008 levels when adjusted for inflation. […] Read More

EthicsDaily.com’s board of directors met at the First Baptist Church of Washington, D.C., to hear about the energetic start to R. Mitch Randall’s tenure as executive director of the 27-year-old organization. […] Read More

To protect religious liberty in these challenging times, loving our neighbor is not enough. We must also know our neighbors and be their friends as they face big and small threats to their freedom. […] Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold President Trump’s ban on travelers entering the U.S. from certain majority-Muslim countries demonstrates the paradox between security and freedom. On the one hand, the court’s decision followed precedent allowing for broad presidential powers when it comes to national security. On the other hand, the decision seemed to […] Read More

Amanda Tyler is executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty. 1. Where did you grow up? Austin, Texas. 2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why? Micah 6:8. Its simplicity and challenge, succinctly summing up how to live the life God calls me to lead. 3. What […] Read More