Religious Liberty at the Center of Supreme Court Ruling, Featuring Holly Hollman of the BJC
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Religious Liberty at the Center of Supreme Court Ruling, Featuring Holly Hollman of the BJC

You can sense it from the nature of how this case has been portrayed among Conservative Christians. It’s got that “One man standing up for God as he defies the godless school boards orders not to pray in school” feel to it.  The only question that remains is whether or not Kirk Cameron or Dean … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Christians Against Christian Nationalism & DACA, DREAMers and the Church
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CBF Podcast: Christians Against Christian Nationalism & DACA, DREAMers and the Church

Christians Against Christian Nationalism, Featuring Amanda Tyler of the Baptist Joint Committee Memorial Day, July Fourth, and Veterans Day tend to be the Sundays that most churches creep up to the intersection of Separation of Church and State. After generations of not giving it a second thought, many churches still have an American flag in … Continue reading

BJC offers assessment of COVID-19 stimulus for churches, faith-based nonprofits
COVID-19 / Newsroom

BJC offers assessment of COVID-19 stimulus for churches, faith-based nonprofits

  April 1, 2020 WASHINGTON—While federal measures designed to provide COVID-19 relief for nonprofits—presumably including churches—may not violate the U.S. Constitution, they could be of concern to Baptists who value religious liberty and church-state separation, a leading constitutional attorney reported. “After the initial COVID-19 stimulus package was enacted March 4, two additional measures were passed … Continue reading

BJC ofrece una evaluación del estímulo COVID-19 para iglesias y organizaciones de fe sin fines de lucro
COVID-19 / Espanol

BJC ofrece una evaluación del estímulo COVID-19 para iglesias y organizaciones de fe sin fines de lucro

1 de Abril, 2020 WASHINGTON: Aunque las medidas federales diseñadas para proporcionar apoyo en el COVID-19 para organizaciones sin fines de lucro, presumiblemente incluyendo iglesias, pueden no violar la Constitución de los Estados Unidos sí podrían ser motivo de preocupación para los bautistas que valoran la libertad religiosa y la separación entre la iglesia y … Continue reading

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Bow tie tribute

If you’re at the 21st General Assembly of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, and you noticed a few folks sporting bowties, it probably wasn’t a fashion statement (fashionable though bowties may be) – it was instead a way to honor the work of someone known as a Baptist hero, James Dunn. Dunn, who once directed the … Continue reading

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BJC: Fighting for America’s Story

“Right now, we are fighting for the future narrative of America’s history,” explained William D. Underwood, President of Mercer University and keynote speaker for today’s Baptist Joint Committee luncheon. “The first amendment created for Americans a more robust religious environment than any other nation in the world. Why give that up for the dead, empty … Continue reading