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  • Speaking of Partnership…


    ​Amid national publicity of Baptist pastors taking to the pulpit to provoke anger and hatred toward LGBTQ people, it becomes increasingly difficult for many to lay claim to the label “Baptist.” But even when it comes to sexuality and gender identity, the w More Info

  • Do Our Statements Matter?


    ​When I was fifteen, Utah executed Gary Gilmore. And it changed my life. It was the first execution in the United States in 10 years, and it shook me to my core. The Jesus I knew, the Jesus I read about and learned about in Sunday School, was not the Jesus More Info

  • Clergy-Chaplain Retreat: Establishing Boundries


    ​As a pastoral counselor, what do you do if a current client requests to be your “friend” on facebook? What if a homeless woman at the non-profit where you serve as chaplain asks for a ride home because she has no other form of transportation? How do you r More Info

  • Celebrating New Congregations


    In our 25th year, the Alliance welcomes five new communities of faith seeking adenominational home. The most recent faith community formalizing a relationship with the Alliance of Baptists is Bread Fellowship—a fellowship of Christians planted in the Museu More Info

  • The Latest in Board Leadership


    At the Alliance’s annual business meeting we said a fond farewell to outgoing board members, Mandy England Cole, Jeannette Cotman, Amy Jacks Dean, Lee Hill, Cliff Johnson, Leah Lonsbury and Brooks Wicker. Of course, leaving the board definitely does not me More Info

  • They Write the Songs that The Make the Whole World Sing!


    The Alliance of Baptists will sing a new song when it gathers in Austin, Texas, April 13-15. “From Wisdom Emerging” by Larry E. Schultz was selected from entries in a search for a new hymn to celebrate the 25 years of ministry and mission by the Alliance. More Info