March 16, 2018

Engaging Hope Without Borders

Next month, Churchnet will hold its 2018 Spring Gathering with the theme Engaging Hope Without Borders . As Associate Director, I've been assisting with planning the event and I'm excited about the program we're putting together. If you are in the …
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March 10, 2018

Interrupting Silence by Walter Brueggemann [A Review]

(Note: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher; however, nothing was expected except an honest review.) When it comes to books by Old Testament scholar Walter Brueggemann, I have a pretty simple rule: read them. His newest book is no exception. …
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March 9, 2018

This Week's BWA Meetings

I spent much of this week in Falls Church, Va., at meetings of the Baptist World Alliance  (I serve as vice chair of the Communications Advisory Committee and as member of the General Council, Awards Committee, and Commission on Christian Ethics). I enjoy the …
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March 3, 2018

A Conversation with Amanda Tyler

The latest issue of Report F rom The Capital (the magazine of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty ) includes a reprint of a Word&Way interview I did with BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler. My interview with Amanda is on pages 6-7. Check out t…
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March 1, 2018

Baptist Day of Action for Dreamers

Today, Baptist leaders from multiple denominational bodies in the U.S. are urging Baptists to contact U.S. congressional members to urge action to protect "Dreamers" (undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children). Due to executive action …
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