Faith Groups to Prez Biden: Protect Sacred Land

Faith Groups to Prez Biden: Protect Sacred Land

“Dear Mr. President …” So begins a recent letter addressed to President Biden, who rose to the highest office in the land by promising a reprieve from the cruelty, indignity and heartless economics that dominated the Trump administration. Despite campaign promises and...
The Best Thing about Summer

The Best Thing about Summer

This is what summer is about: thick slices of a beautiful, homegrown tomato between two slices of bread with plenty of mayonnaise (I don’t care what brand) and eaten without regard for juice dribbling onto your chin. Some folks say it tastes best if eaten while...
God’s Cathedral

God’s Cathedral

Where do you sense God’s presence most clearly? In other words, what places feel most sacred to you? Many people find that sacred feeling inside vaulted Gothic cathedrals, where every sound echoes back from stone walls and stained-glass windows. Most European cities...
Jitsuo Morikawa: Father of Baptist Environmentalism

Jitsuo Morikawa: Father of Baptist Environmentalism

The stories of Asian Americans have, unfortunately, been neglected or outright ignored in Baptist histories. This is regrettable, especially so in the case of one extremely notable Asian American leader, Jitsuo Morikawa, once dubbed by Tony Campolo as “the most...