September 18, 2018

Discussing Baptists & Ukraine with Andre Khudyakov

The 28th episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. This week's episode features Andre Khudyakov, a Ukrainian Baptist pastor and church planter. This interview occurred on the campus of Southwest Baptist University in …
Continue Reading Reruns Post on "Johnson Amendment" reran my recent post on some false statements made by a Baptist leader during the public debate about the political activity ban (also called "the Johnson Amendment") that's emerged during the Senate campaign in Missouri. If you …
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September 17, 2018

The New Yorker Quote

I'm quoted in an article in this week's issue of The New Yorker magazine (but, sadly, it's not in a cartoon). It's actually a quote pulled from an October 2017 Washington Post article . Both pieces profile White House Press Secretary Sarah Hucka…
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September 16, 2018

Another Word&Way Award

On Saturday, the Religion News Association presented its annual awards. I received third place in "Religion Commentary" for my Word&Way editorials. This is Word&Way 's ninth award in 2018 (for work published in 2017), which makes this the…
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September 12, 2018

Mo. Baptist Leader Misstates Facts on "Johnson Amendment"

The debate over the political activity ban (also called "the Johnson Amendment") continues to play out in Missouri. Don Hinkle, who serves as director of public policy for the Missouri Baptist Convention and edits the MBC's publication, wrote an…
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