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Colonialism generally brought misery and destruction to human beings made in God’s image. Many mission agencies made grave errors aligning with the project of empire. The Western Christian world collectively must repent. […] Read More

Canadian Baptists have sought to faithfully walk alongside and accompany “the other” wherever we’ve been called to serve. As a result, we issued a formal apology in 2016 to our First Nations brothers and sisters. […] Read More

We often view migration as the search for the American dream. In reality, it’s a life-or-death decision as many are forced to flee violence and desperate conditions. Will churches show God’s love to the least of these? […] Read More

African Americans die while in police custody. A culture of sexual harassment and assault runs rampant. Yet the North American church remains silent and sacrifices its prophetic witness. So society marches on without them. […] Read More

As a teenager, Carolyn McKinstry survived the bomb that went off in 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963. Today, she combats racism by following her calling to reconciliation and forgiveness. […] Read More

With Christian fundamentalists proposing state laws to erode church-state separation and promote Christian nationalism, we must be ready to testify against such bills – and not back down. […] Read More

Christian nationalism threatens religious freedom for all. While it has ebbed and flowed over many decades, we seem to be stuck at high tide now. And you can get involved to counter the dangerous threat of Christian nationalism. […] Read More

Baptists have long been known as strong, tireless defenders of religious liberty, believing that everyone should be free to accept God’s offer of salvation and free to worship or not to worship according to the dictates of conscience. […] Read More

Despite our heritage of religious freedom and the lessons of history, US Christians are quick to use legislation as a crutch to avoid accepting the personal responsibility we have been given. […] Read More

Baptists should witness about their own spiritual journeys but must approach people of other faiths with humility, curiosity, kindness and respect. Cultivating these virtues and recalling these 3 factors will yield positive results. […] Read More