How U.S. Exports Violence into Heart of El Salvador

A Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond trip to El Salvador coincided with the Trump administration’s Jan. 9 decision to end temporary protected status for 200,000 Salvadorans. The decision seemingly led up to the intolerable behavior of our elected...

Why Immigrants Flee Their Homes to Come to the U.S.

A Salvadoran immigrant whom I’ll call Marcos caused me to dig deeper in order to understand his home country. Since then, I’ve studied the history of El Salvador and I’ve now visited there twice. I’ve made Salvadoran friends both in the U.S....

El Salvadoran Pastor Accepts Baptist Human Rights Award

Edgar Palacios of El Salvador received the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award during a meeting of the General Council in Chile on July 6. The council forms part of the BWA annual gathering that was held from July 2-7 in Santiago....