Dangerous Floods, Mudslides and Extensive Property Damage

Dear friends and colleagues, A weather phenomenon called an “atmospheric river” has occurred in southern British Columbia and northern Washington state beginning November 13th till the present. This essentially means that precipitation has fallen to such a level (up to 12 inches/300mm in 24 hours) so as to create overwhelming flood conditions. The rainfall and the flooding […]


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Recovery, Repair, and The Post-Covid Church: NABF Annual Meeting 2021

We are grateful to have had three distinguished speakers at this year’s NABF Annual Meeting, speaking on the topics of Recovery, Repair, and The Post-Covid Church. We are excited to share these thoughtful and timely talks below with thanks to speakers Anna Robbins, Willie Francois III and Leonard Sweet.


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Christian Nationalism Panel

Panelists: Dr. Jennifer Garcia Bashaw, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Christian Ministry (Campbell University) [moderator] Rev. Dr. Preston Clegg, Pastor, Second Baptist Church – Little Rock, Arkansas Dr. Ryan Burge, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church – Mount Vernon, Illinois; Assistant Professor of Political Science (Eastern Illinois University) Rev. Dr. Brian Kaylor, Editor and President […]


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Warnock, Progressive National Baptists Focus on Voting Rights During Annual Meeting

The Rev. Raphael Warnock addresses a virtual 60th annual gathering of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. Video screengrab (RNS) — The Rev. Raphael Warnock urged the Progressive National Baptist Convention to keep fighting to protect voting rights as the historically Black denomination held its annual meeting. “If we don’t check what […]


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The Young and Secular are Least Vaccinated, Not Evangelicals

(ANALYSIS) As the delta variant has caused COVID-19 to surge again in the United States, there’s been a flurry of attention paid to the share of Americans who have chosen to forgo the vaccine against the coronavirus. Trying to understand the causal factors that would lead to one not getting the inoculation seems to be the first task when […]


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