Baptists Plan Out Pilgrimage: The Reality – Part 2

Baptists Plan Out Pilgrimage: The Reality – Part 2

A pilgrimage has been defined as a “journey, often into an unknown or foreign place, where a person goes in search of new or expanded meaning about their self, others, nature or a higher good through the experience.” What began as a way to get some different scenery...
Baptists Plan Out Pilgrimage: A Dream – Part 1

Baptists Plan Out Pilgrimage: A Dream – Part 1

What started as a dream truly was a gift to these two weary ministers looking for rootedness in their tradition. On the morning of Sept. 25, we were driving home from a night away. We just stayed in town but needed some time for the two of us after parenting and...
Baylor Must Be Safe Harbor for All Students

Baylor Must Be Safe Harbor for All Students

I came out of the closet as a gay man in 1981 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. I guess I’ve always known I was different but wasn’t sure what it was. The product of a Baptist upbringing in a large metro church, my chief concern was being the best Baptist I could...