April 29, 2014

April 28, 2014

Monthly Email

I am starting a monthly email update, and the first issue will go out on Thursday (May 1). You can sign up on my website: www.BrianKaylor.com . You will only receive one email a month and it will provide key updates on my work. The first issue promises to incl…
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April 27, 2014

Glen Stassen

Yesterday, theologian and ethicist Glen Stassen passed away. A prophetic Baptist witness for peacemaking, Stassen offered an important voice that will be missed. He was the son of Harold Stassen, a governor of Minnesota who ran for president several times. R…
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April 25, 2014

April 23, 2014

Madison Cup Debate

Last week I had the opportunity to moderate the final round of the 14th annual Madison Cup Debate . This public debate tournament is a fascinating long-table format with three teams (with two debaters per team) on each side. The debaters come from schools acr…
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April 18, 2014

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April 12, 2014

April 11, 2014

Weekly Roundup

Here are a few stories from this week that deserve notice: * Ukrainian and Russian Baptist leaders met together in Kiev this week to demonstrate that their faith ties are stronger than the current national divisions. As Tony Peck, General Secretary of the Eur…
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April 10, 2014

Churchnet Annual Gathering

The Churchnet Annual Gathering will be this weekend at First Baptist Church in Farmington, Missouri. The theme this year is "Share Hope: The World is Waiting." It starts Friday with the Annual Missions Banquet. The keynote speaker Friday night will…
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April 8, 2014

Poor Vision

Recently the Christian humanitarian organization World Vision sparked controversy on the issue of homosexuality. The U.S. branch of World Vision announced they would drop their ban on the hiring of individuals legally in a same-sex marriage (but keep their e…
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April 5, 2014

April 4, 2014

April 3, 2014

Poor Church

One of the key messages Pope Francis has focused on during his papacy is the need to live simply. He models this in his own life as he avoided the fancy accessories of his predecessor and had not moved into the elaborate papal living quarters. As he wrote in …
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April 2, 2014

Breaking Borders

Several U.S. Catholic bishops gathered at the U.S.-Mexico border yesterday and celebrated communion. Boston Globe reporter John L. Allen Jr. tweeted powerful photos of the ceremony. For instance, one showed the bishops with the communion table and the border…
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