Disasters Remind Us of Our Common Humanity

While watching a news report Tuesday morning of the aftermath of Monday’s catastrophic tornado in Moore, Okla., my wife and I received a call that a relative completed a long battle with disease during the night. The images of a community and nation responding...

Baptists Respond to Severe Flooding in Nigeria

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has awarded $10,000 for flood relief in Nigeria after torrential rains killed more than 360 people, injured more than 18,000, caused widespread property damage and displaced more than two million people. The worst floods in five...

BP’s Oil Disaster: What Would Jesus Do?

The BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico already surpasses the Exxon Valdez disaster that unloaded 11 million gallons of oil into the Prince William Sound off the coast of Alaska in 1989. Watching the Gulf gusher spew oil makes your stomach churn. An oil slick has...