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  • Justice2016: ​Lifting Up Indigenous Peoples’ Voices for Environmental Justice, by Shantha Alonso

    When it comes to stewardship of God’s creation, indigenous people bring a voice of experience and wisdom that has too often gone unheard. Many Christians are beginning to examine the damaging legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery, a set of Papal teachings fr More Info

  • Practicing Congregation: White Church Privilege, by Tim Moore

    This past Sunday I had the pleasure of participating in the installation service of an Alliance of Baptists' pastor. She joins what is now a chorus of female pastors of Alliance congregations – women serve as pastors in roughly 50% of Alliance church partn More Info

  • Justice2016: Can Our Faith Save Us From Gun Violence? by Joseph Perdue

    ​“Where the hell is the clergy on this?” asked the father of a young man gunned down in Isla Vista, Calif., in 2014. His story was told by one of the speakers at the God and Guns Conference at Riverside Church in Manhattan last week. Gun violence is one of More Info

  • Justice2016: Where Are Your Spirits Right Now? by LeDayne Polaski

    My husband and I moved to Charlotte, N.C., on October 26, 1993. Our daughter – now 15 – was born here. I have spent my entire professional career here. It is the city of my heart. And so this week when I read the words of the lectionary text from Habakkuk More Info

  • Voices: You Are Needed: Orphan Care, by Elizabeth Hagan

    Alliance friends, we are known for our justice work. In the area of immigration reform, Israel/ Palestine and Cuba relations and so on, we shine! But like our fellow progressive friends, when it comes to orphan care, foster care and adoption, I’ve noticed More Info

  • Statement from the Board: Global Refugee Crisis

    In 2016, the global refugee crisis has reached unprecedented numbers for those who have been displaced from their homes and countries by war and political and religious persecution. According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), nearly 66 million have been fo More Info