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Speaking of Partnership…

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

​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

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SCOS 2012 - Metro Baptist Church - New York, N.Y.

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

A high school biology teacher in southern Illinois, Kristen Kniepkamp wanted to spend her summer doing something that’s fulfilling, adventurous and serves other people. Kristen has met some of her best friends through her summer volunteer activities.“ I ge

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SCOS 2012 - Hyaets Community - Charlotte, N.C.

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Naiomi Gonzalez graduated in May from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Penn., with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. As graduation approached, she realized she wanted some practical experience to go along with her academic and research-oriented under

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SCOS 2012 - Ellis Avenue Church - Chicago, Ill.

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Nicole Betteridge likes providing people in difficult circumstances with pastoral care, hope, comfort and compassion. She views ministry as caring for and loving people through the love of Christ, such as serving meals to people who spend their nights on t

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SCOS 2012 - Central St. Matthew UCC - New Orleans, La.

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Brittany Hazeldine, from Huntington, W.Va., graduated this past May from Mars Hill College, in Mars Hill, N.C., with a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theatre. Although Brittany spent one summer on a performance-based ministry team, most summers sh

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SCOS 2012 - Back Bay Mission - Biloxi, Miss

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Back Bay Mission serves the local community in many ways, including through a women’s shelter, a family health center, a community resource facility for individuals and families who are homeless (Micah Center) and work camps for housing recovery.

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Little Altars Everywhere: Creating, Learning, Forming

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Here at Northminster Church in Monroe, La., where I am a pastor, we recently hosted Music and Missions Night with Andrew Greer, a singer-songwriter hailing from Nashville, Tenn. At the onset of the planning for the night, it was our goal tocreate space for

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Henry Crouch: A Man of Courage

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Henry Crouch — husband, father, grandfather, friend, pastor, preacher, mentor, beloved by many. Henry Crouch, in the words of Relma Hargus, “knew what being Christ-like and Baptist meant.

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Waging Peace in Israel and Palestine

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

The Israeli occupation of Palestine is a deep and grave injustice.

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What Would Non-White People Think

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

A unique feature of the Alliance is the coming-from-grassroots creation of Communities built around specific social and theological issues.

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