U.S. Rep. John Lewis Was ‘Sold on Social Gospel’

U.S. Rep. John Lewis Was ‘Sold on Social Gospel’

Keep the faith. That was the message U.S. Rep. John Lewis left when signing copies of his acclaimed memoir of the civil rights movement, “Walking with the Wind.” When I first met the civil-rights icon, my faith was ever forming; the convictions and commitments I carry...
Why You Can No Longer Take Clean Water for Granted

Why You Can No Longer Take Clean Water for Granted

An oil tanker spilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, 50 years ago in January 1969. At the time, this was the largest oil spill in United States history, and it was one of the first disasters that the American public experienced visually through images and...

Will Moderate Baptists Break Silence on Abortion?

Since the massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, the subject of gun control has dominated political discussions. In recent weeks, however, the trial of Kermit Gosnell has captured the attention of many across the...