Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard

By Laura Markle Downton Sept. 26, 2017 Inside most of the local jails, state and federal prisons, and detention centers that dot the landscape of the United States, on any given day, tens of thousands of incarcerated adults and youth are held in … [Continue reading]

What You Can Do Right Now to Help Puerto Rico

By Sarah Withrow King and Rev. Carlos Malavé The island of Puerto Rico is home to 3.4 million people, and they are suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Many of us want to help, but don’t know where to start. So, here are five things … [Continue reading]

WCC HEARING ON RACISM, DISCRIMINATION, AFROPHOBIA AND XENOPHOBIA

  HEARING ON RACISM, DISCRIMINATION, AFROPHOBIA AND XENOPHOBIA: THE EXPERIENCE OF PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT IN THE USA Ecumenical Centre, Visser’t Hooft Hall (Main Hall) 25 September 2017, 09:00 – 11:00 Please RSVP at … [Continue reading]

CBF, African-American Baptists to gather for reconciliation event

August 18, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — As faith communities seek ways to confront the scourge of racism and the presence of white supremacy in the aftermath of Charlottesville, Cooperative Baptists  — pastors and lay leaders — … [Continue reading]

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship – A Statement Concerning Racism in our Nation

A Statement Concerning Racism in our Nation It is clear from Scripture that the whole universe has its origin with God, and everything that God has made is good (Gen.1:1-2:4). Beyond the opening chapter in Genesis, we read over and over again … [Continue reading]