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Ecumenism

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

As the popular bumper sticker urges us, coexisting with other religions is a noble and worthy goal. It’s admittedly hard to achieve, however. Especially when we have such a hard time getting along with folks in our own religion. […] Read More

The path to unity lies not in Christians from various denominations converting each other, but in each of us living the gospel more faithfully so as to grow closer to each other in Christ. […] Read More

Patterns of worship and ministry continually evolve in response to the currents of culture and emerging understandings of the faith pilgrimage. No matter how the Christian community evolves, here are seven thoughts to consider. […] Read More

A few generations ago, Sunday School and related programs began to lose their centrality for the nurturing task within church fellowships. Today, prospects for a thriving future of healthy churches are not promising. […] Read More

Baptists and Catholics aren’t always known for working together, but they united in a rural Kentucky church with a single-minded goal: Save the planet. And they learned one easy step you can take to slow down climate change. […] Read More

People all over the world confront evil effectively without turning to violence, and most often we are looking elsewhere. You can hear those stories at the Global Baptist Peace Conference in July in Colombia. […] Read More

Even if we live in integrated neighborhoods, we often live within the segregated silos of our memories and histories apart from the memories and histories of our neighbors of color. That’s why Black History Month is for all of us. […] Read More

The third phase of ongoing conversations for a Baptist-Catholic joint commission has focused on collaboration as members have worked together to envision possibilities for offering a common witness. […] Read More

While the first international Baptist-Catholic dialogue did not take place until the mid-1980s, the two groups actually have been dialoguing since soon after the Second Vatican Council in the ’60s. […] Read More