I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening), A Conversation with Beth Silvers & Sarah Stewart Holland
Podcast

I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening), A Conversation with Beth Silvers & Sarah Stewart Holland

By Andy Hale It is election week. The tension is palpable. The stress is high. The division is evident. Whatever happens on Tuesday night, and more likely over the coming weeks, Americans face a new chapter. The unease by which we look at this next chapter, no matter who is elected, is that we have … Continue reading

It Is The Best of Times…It Is the Worst of Times
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / COVID-19 / Healthcare Ministries

It Is The Best of Times…It Is the Worst of Times

Since 1985, the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (“COMISS”) has observed the last week of October as Spiritual Care Week – a time when we celebrate the sacred work of chaplains and pastoral counselors. This year’s Spiritual Care Week theme is “Collaborative Healthcare: Chaplains Complete the Picture.” Sometimes a picture is more informative and revealing than words. Often … Continue reading

Dear White Christians
General CBF / racial justice / Racial Reconciliation

Dear White Christians

By Natasha Nedrick Dear White Christians, You cannot hold comfortable and traditional worship services after you witness unarmed black men and women being murdered in the street and still call yourself an ally. I woke up early Sunday morning to intentionally observe how white churches across the country would respond after bearing witness the grotesque … Continue reading

Quarantine Stories
COVID-19

Quarantine Stories

By Bruce Gentry  During March, we started mirroring our approach to the virus to what the university was doing. The Baptist Student Center (BSC) had several apartments which were at full capacity. We felt like we had a primary responsibility to our residents because our facility also serves as a kind of community center for … Continue reading