At interfaith vigil, pastor encourages standing with those who suffer

For some 2,000 years, Christ followers have been formed by a story or rather a collection of stories, poems, letters and writings. And in recent days it has become very clear that we have forgotten what’s at the core of these sacred texts we call Scripture. Two...

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opens in Montgomery

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum, opening to the public on April 26, will become the nation’s first memorial dedicated to the legacy of enslaved black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans humiliated by racial...

NBC there for A.C.T. to End Racism rally

 It was a blustery day in our nation’s capitol, but that didn’t deter the thousands who joined together in a silent prayer walk to give witness of their commitment to continue the work of racial justice begun by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s...

BTSR, STVU partner together for religious liberty course

A new course on religious liberty offered by Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and in partnership with the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, offers the rare opportunity to be immersed in issues of religious liberty in both a historical and contemporary...

Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr.

Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr. In 1969, the first day of school desegregation reached my little eastern town in North Carolina. I was beginning my seventh grade in junior high school. While riding on the school bus that morning, I saw a burnt wooden cross in a yard of a...

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