BJC Curriculum Helps Navigate Issues Surrounding Christian Nationalism

A new interactive curriculum provided by the Baptist Joint Committee helps identify and wrestle with issues of Christian nationalism. The curriculums origins are rooted in the Christians Against Christian Nationalism movement endorsed by dozens of Christian leaders representing a broad coalition of Christian institutions and publications including the American Baptist Churches USA Office of General … Continue reading BJC Curriculum Helps Navigate Issues Surrounding Christian Nationalism

Table in Crisis

This article first appeared on the Jesus Creed Blog at Christianity Today. As images of the quarantined passengers and crew aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess filled our living room television in February 2020, I experienced a feeling of nebulous foreboding. I distinctly remember saying aloud to my family, “This is either going to be the most … Continue reading Table in Crisis

Church, Camp, and Foster Closet with Nolan and Amanda Hayes

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2b3sy-106608e My guests today are Nolan and Amanda Hayes of First Baptist Church, Beatrice, NE. Nolan is the senior pastor and Amanda is the director of the Foster Care Closet. While each are called individually to serve in their unique ministry roles, they are also a married couple who have found fun ways to minister … Continue reading Church, Camp, and Foster Closet with Nolan and Amanda Hayes

The Nones, the Church, and Baseball with Ryan Burge

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-m5yqr-1045afa Rev. Dr. Ryan Burge is the Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. He is author of The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going. In the book he details a comprehensive picture of Americans who say they have no religious … Continue reading The Nones, the Church, and Baseball with Ryan Burge