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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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Newly Endorsed Clergy

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Congratulations to the following persons who were endorsed to specialized ministry by the Alliance of Baptists:

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Newly Recognized Clergy

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

​Congratulations to the following persons who were granted clergy recognition by the Alliance of Baptists:

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The Second Cooler: More Than a Documentary, Now a Movement

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

A 2006 journey with BorderLinks to investigate conditions along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona compelled Ellin Jimmerson to do something she had never done before: create a documentary. Moved by what she experienced and learned, Ellin set a goal of brin

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Justice in Palestine & Israel Community Update

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

We have great news! An Alliance gathering focusing on justice in Palestine and Israel is being planned for some time during the fall of 2013 by Calvary Baptist, Washington, D.C., and Ravensworth Baptist, Annandale,Va. If you are interested in working with

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Never Too Far From the Yarn...

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

Monday morning, April 8, 2013…I walked into the sun-speckled narthex at FBC Greenville. Sitting in the sunlight was a table spilling over with a half-finished cold latte from Starbucks, a box with a few Ziploc® bags of clay Zach and James had so “good-natu

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The Alliance Connects!

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

When I began my work with the Alliance four years ago, I didn’t realize how important my ears would become. Pierced and poised, stuck on each side of my head in a way that causes my glasses to need special adjustment, my ears now get lots of exercise. So m

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Board and Business Meeting Highlights

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

At our April 2013 Board meeting in Greenville, S.C., we learned that we had ended 2012 with a small surplus thanks to the generosity of Alliance of Baptists congregations and individual members. ­We were also able to fully fund all the commitments we had m

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Appreciation for Chris Copeland

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

​June 30 was Chris Copeland’s last day as minister for leadership formation for the Alliance, a role he filled for six years. Chris’ wisdom has shaped and led the clergy recognition process, and he has been a pastor and friend to many Alliance pastors. Her

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Can We Talk?

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

One of the most important things in a church, a family, a network of colleagues or friends, or an organization like the Alliance of Baptists is communication. In our congregation, one of the leaders pays particular attention to the need for good and consis

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