How Olympics Can Reignite Our Resolve for Justice

I was hopelessly hooked on this summer’s Olympic Games, fueled no doubt by the blistering success of Team Great Britain. As medal winner after medal winner was paraded before an adoring public, it was hard not to want to feel part of the success. In their...

British Baptists Engage in Olympic Mission Outreach

Baptists in the United Kingdom are part of a ministry outreach by a network of churches focused on the Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games in London. The Olympics will be held from July 27 to Aug. 12; the Paralympic Games will run from Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. The Baptist...

These Everyday Heroes Never See the Spotlight

Every morning, Leo’s smile brightens the cafeteria at my elementary school. He hobbles in, holding his teacher’s hand. His eyes squint at the bright lights. He squirms at loud noises. And always, he smiles. “Good morning, Leo,” I say as I rub...

Olympics Will Bring the World to British Baptists

Readers of The Baptist Times won’t find many editors more indifferent to sport than this one. The new London Baptist Association Olympics Games coordinator, David Pile, has a mountain to climb if he’s to get me interested. Golf is a waste of a good walk,...