Pentecost Resources

Running Toward the World

Pentecost during a pandemic feels different and we need God's presence more than ever. Fortunately, the only things necessary for the church are the...

Pentecost Multilingual Choral Reading of Acts 2

When Todd was in seminary he did a pastoral internship at Northside Drive Baptist Church in Atlanta. As part of their Pentecost Sunday celebration,...

Pentecost Multilingual Choral Reading of Acts 2 Script

Something we look forward to every year as a congregation is the staging of a multilingual choral reading of the coming of the Holy...

Paper Doves Take Flight

I initially created these paper birds for an Easter processional to accompany the theme "Sing a New Song," but they are equally appropriate for...

Justice

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    Baptist News Global

    Split

    At the start of each year in the United Kingdom, the monarch doles out “honors” to citizens who’ve contributed to the betterment of British society....

    Origin Story

    An Alabama court’s recent decision deeming frozen embryos “extrauterine children” resulted in the shutdown of several prominent IVF clinics. While many conservative Christians were pleased...

    Truth and Healing

    One of modern television’s most beloved series came to a conclusion Sept. 27 when a group of Native American teenagers, once determined to leave the...

    Land Back

    In 1777, Cherokee statesman Kaiyahtehee, also known as “Old Tassel,” arrived at Fort Henry near the Long Island in the Holston River to negotiate a treaty with...

    Sermon Remix

    Going Home

    Scripture Reading : Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 and Ephesians 1:11-23 Believe it or not, another October has come and gone and so has another World Series. ...

    Riding Off Into the Sunrise

    This sermon (or a reasonable facsimile) was preached on the Sunday after Easter, April 8, 2018, at Kingsway Baptist Church.  The texts are 1 John...

    Making Peace

    Do We Get It?

    Book Reviews

    A Review and a Reckoning Part 1

    After listening to Clint Smith speak in an interview about his book How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery...

    A Review and a Reckoning Part 2

    While planning my daughters’ homeschool history lessons I stumbled across Wheatlands Plantation about an hour away from where we’ve been living in Tennessee. Not...

    Daughters of Rizpah: Working Through Trauma

    Buttry, Sharon A. and Daniel L. Buttry. Daughters of Rizpah: Nonviolence and the Transformation of Trauma. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2020. Sharon and Dan Buttry...

    World of Meaning

    This month marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Howard Thurman (April 10), an early twentieth century African-American theologian, poet, pastor, and activist...

    Books for Reckoning with White Supremacy in the American Church

    The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James H. Cone (2011) The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism, Jemar Tisby...

    Poetry

    Ice Storm

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