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

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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

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Evangelicals Pulling in Opposite Political Directions

In this election year, evangelicals are pulling in opposite political directions.  A couple of weeks ago, several prominent evangelical leaders, including Os Guinness, author; Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary; and David Neff, editor of “Christianity Today” headed up a group that released a document called “An Evangelical Manifesto: A Declaration of Evangelical Identity … Continue reading

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Contest

For interested parties, the Baptist Joint Committee is accepting entries for its 2008 Religious Liberty Essay Contest. The contest is for Baptist high school juniors and juniors and offers cash prizes and a trip to Washington, D.C Visit http://www.BJConline.org/contest to download registration materials and a promotional flier. For more information, contact Phallan Davis at 202-544-4226 … Continue reading