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Rightly Dividing Anew: Continuing Baptist Dialogue on Sexuality

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Whether referring to the liturgical commemoration of the visiting Magi or the striking realization of insight or innovation, epiphany is a marker of the extraordinarily rare. Times when the dull mundane begins to sparkle, the status quo bends to the point

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It's All About Collaboration

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

As we welcome Cathy, this seems a good time to review our entire staff. Our leadership team consists of three full-time staff members whom we have asked to jointly “hold” all the various ministries of the Alliance. While each has been assigned primary area

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Impressions of Cuba

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Cuba is a fascinating and beautiful country. All the iconic sights and sounds we have in our collective conscious—the old American cars, the beautiful colonial Spanish architecture, the sweaty and off-kilter percussive music, the light sea breezes, the pol

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Impressions of Cuba

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Cuba is a fascinating and beautiful country. All the iconic sights and sounds we have in our collective conscious—the old American cars, the beautiful colonial Spanish architecture, the sweaty and off-kilter percussive music, the light sea breezes, the pol

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

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

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.

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Hold High the Bar of Covenant Love

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

​The topic of marriage will soon return to front-page news. The spring vote on amending the state constitution to outlaw same-sex marriage will evoke strident voices for and against. For some, same-sex couples threaten the sanctity of marriage; for others,

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Congratulations to Newly Recognized Clergy

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Congratulations to the following clergy recently recognized by the Alliance of Baptists:

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Do Our Statements Matter?

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

​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

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Clergy-Chaplain Retreat: Establishing Boundries

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

​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

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The Latest in Board Leadership

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

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

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