July 10, 2018

Worshipping with Global Baptists in an Anabaptist Cave

The 17th episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. At the start of the 2018 annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance in Zürich, Switzerland, Baptists from around the world trekked to a cave where early Anabaptists w…
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July 9, 2018

Happy 122nd!

Happy 122nd birthday today to Word&Way ! It's an honor to serve as the ninth editor of this publication that has been informing and inspiring Midwest Baptists since 1896. We celebrated in the office today with birthday cake ice cream from Central Dairy…
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July 8, 2018

Presentations at BWA Annual Gathering

At last week's annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance in Zürich, Switzerland, I presented during four sessions. The text of one of those presentations is below as I've had several people request a copy of it. On Tuesday, I led the annual commu…
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June 26, 2018

Reconsidering the Death Penalty (with Shane Claiborne)

The 16th episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. This week's episode features a sermon by Shane Claiborne on why he believes Christians should oppose the death penalty. He offered these remarks at a Churchnet event …
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June 19, 2018

Discussing Ministry, Leadership, & Engagement with Jeanie McGowan

The 15th episode of the  Word&Way  podcast,  Baptist Without An Adjective , is now out. This week's episode features Jeanie McGowan. She previously served as associate pastor for single adults at First Baptist Church in Jefferson City, Mo., and leadershi…
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