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  • From Our Partners: Insurance Board


    ​As you prepare your 2018 budget, have you considered insurance? For many churches, this cost is a significant factor in their bottom lines. A few Alliance of Baptists churches as well as the denominational office reviewed Insurance Board’s program and fou More Info

  • What Walls Do We Need to Tear Down? by Myra Houser


    by Myra Houser ​"As you leave, think about the walls you've built in your own life." Much of the discussion at "Peace Camp," the annual meeting of ​Bautistas por la Paz/the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America had already focused upon walls--both phy More Info

  • Practicing Congregation: Resistance, by Tim Moore


    When Martin Luther King and others quoted Theodore Parker, a 19th-century Unitarian pastor, who said, “The arc of history is long, but it bends towards justice,” they usually pointed to the frustrating reality that the journey to justice typically takes tw More Info

  • Practicing Congregation: Marketing the Church? by Tim Moore


    Your church can have the best choir in your city and a youth group that teenagers love and a pastor who can preach like Barbara Brown Taylor, but unless you are doing something to connect with people beyond your church walls the only people who are going t More Info

  • Settling the Table, by Ann Quattlebaum


    Brene Brown, a noted clinical social worker perhaps best known for her TED talks, writes that owning our story—our personal gifts, imperfections and vulnerabilities—and loving ourselves through that uncovering process is the bravest thing that an individua More Info

  • My Neighbor is Muslim, by Doug Donley


    ​Within a mile of University Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minn., sits the largest community of Somali immigrants in the United States. Distinct in their hijabs and elegant robes our lives can’t help but intersect. When a fire destroyed a mosque in the More Info