Are U.S. Dollars Supporting Concentration Camps?

Are U.S. Dollars Supporting Concentration Camps?

In the summer of 1988, I was the subject of great racial curiosity. I was in the middle of the most land locked city on earth. The capital of Xinjiang, Urumqi, holds a population of over one million people. My impression then was that none of those one million people...
Human Rights: They’re Not Just for ‘Us’

Human Rights: They’re Not Just for ‘Us’

Nike, Coca-Cola and Apple are among the major companies lobbying Congress to weaken a bill. This is hardly news, but what makes it surprising is that this bill would ban imported goods made with forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region, according to a Nov. 29 report in...
Baptists Must Reckon with Their Past

Baptists Must Reckon with Their Past

As a lifelong Baptist, I’ve been rightly appreciative of our tradition of promoting religious liberty. In my youth, at a conservative Southern Baptist Church in central Oklahoma, I was taught all people should be free to worship as they choose. It was acknowledged...