Churches Observe ‘Evolution Sunday’

Don’t expect restaurant lines to rival Easter or Mother’s Day anytime soon, but more than 600 congregations last Sunday indicated plans to participate in Evolution Sunday, commemorating the 198th birthday of “On the Origin of Species” author...

Holy Land, Holy People

In September I took time off from my duties as an associate scholar at the Institute for Christian/Jewish Studies to represent the Alliance of Baptists along with 15 other Jewish and Christian leaders. We represented various religious communities in a peace mission to...

Alliance of Baptists Organizes in Brazil

Reacting to fundamentalism in Southern Baptist-influenced state conventions in Brazil, about 60 Brazilian Baptists have started an organization modeled after the Alliance of Baptists in the United States, paving the way for what one observer viewed as a “global...