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Voices: Justice looks like knowing your neighbor

Justice looks like the Great Commandment: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind and, love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:37-38, Mark 12:30-31, Luke 10:27). In Matthew, Jesus added that the Law and the demands of the prophets […]

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Kamala Harris’s Pastor Expresses Hopes for Greater Social Justice

Republished with permission from Word & Way. The pastor of Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’s Baptist church praises her as “human decency and dignity at its best.” Amos C. Brown, a longtime civil rights activist who has pastored Third Baptist Church of San Francisco since 1976, made the comments in a Word&Way interview for the latest episode of the award-winning […]

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Baptist Church Remembers Record Homicide Year with Annual Advent Service

Republished with permission from Word & Way. For 23 years, Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, has held a service on the second Sunday of Advent with a cross on its lawn for each person killed that year by homicide in the community. This year saw more crosses than ever for its service on Dec. […]