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What’s in a Name?

Republished from Word & Way Our nation finds itself at a critical moment of wrestling. And it might just lead to a biblical moment. But will Christians lead the way? In Genesis 32, Jacob wrestles all night with a mysterious being. It could’ve ended with him giving up. Instead, he kept wrestling and seeking a […]

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Survey: Most Americans Aren’t Comfortable Going Back to Religious Services

Republished from Word&Way (RNS) — A new study examining Americans’ response to COVID-19 shows that with the exception of white evangelicals, a majority of Americans are not comfortable returning to in-person religious services. The results of the survey suggest that despite political pressure to reopen houses of worship — from President Donald Trump as well as leading […]

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More Church Coronavirus Hotspots Emerge

Republished from Word&Way As states across the country lift some or even all restrictions intended to slow the spread of coronavirus, new hotspots of the virus erupt in churches from Oregon to Kentucky to West Virginia. Baptist churches are among those hit with infections after resuming in-person services. As of June 23, more than 9.2 […]

BMS World Mission believes that Black Lives Matter

The movement fighting against racism in all its forms deserves support, solidarity and Christlike witness within it from all followers of Jesus. BMS World Mission believes that Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter. BMS affirms this statement without reservation or caveat. We affirm that black lives matter in the name of Jesus Christ who taught […]

A conversation on race

Republished from Texas Baptists by Kalie Lowrie on June 3, 2020 in news On Tuesday, a group of 25 Texas Baptist pastors met online for a discussion on race. Attendees were part of the Pastors Common, a diverse gathering of pastors and leaders in their 20s and 30s from across Texas who meet together for practical, communal and […]