Emerging Voices | Harsh Words Reap Consequences

Emerging Voices | Harsh Words Reap Consequences

The U.S. has had a new president for just over 100 days. We have heard the new priorities and have grown accustomed to the new rhythms and cycles of news. Instinctively, we remember the events of the past four years, and even the terms before that, and do the work of...
Faith Groups, Leaders Hail Revised Refugee Quotas

Faith Groups, Leaders Hail Revised Refugee Quotas

Faith groups and leaders across the U.S. have welcomed the policy change announced by the Biden administration on May 3, which will increase the annual U.S. refugee resettlement quota to 62,500. The previous administration had reduced resettlement quotas to 15,000 for...
Baptists Raised Alarm About Genocide 100 Years Ago

Baptists Raised Alarm About Genocide 100 Years Ago

The Ottoman Empire’s assault upon its Armenian population, later characterized as the Armenian Genocide, commenced in April 1915. After 106 years, the United States government officially declared the horror a genocide. President Joseph Biden issued a statement on...
Is Health Care a Right?

Is Health Care a Right?

President Joseph Biden declared on March 23 that health care is a right. “We have a duty not just to protect it, but to make it better and keep becoming a nation where health care is a right for all, not a privilege for a few,” he said in remarks at the James Cancer...