Words for the Journey — Women’s History Month

“Black Baptist Women in Ministry and the Principality of Patriarchy” As we march into Women’s History Month, I’ve been thinking about women in ministry, particularly Black Baptist women in ministry.   This area is especially near and dear to me as my wife, the...

Words for the Journey — January 2021

The Adinkra symbol “Mpatapo” or “Knot of Reconciliation” represents the bond, or knot, that binds parties in a dispute or disagreement to a peaceful and harmonious reconciliation. It is a symbol of peacemaking following strife.  Because of this, New Baptist Covenant...

Words for the journey — November 2020

Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and all that is within me,    bless his holy name.2 Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and do not forget all his benefits—3 who forgives all your iniquity,    who heals all your diseases,4 who redeems your life from the Pit,    who crowns you...

Vote! Your life depends on it.

This year has been trying for all of us. From the global pandemic and the uptick in police violence to the increasing divide across political and racial divides, it has been an exhausting year. Now is not the time for us to sit back or stand idly by.  November 3 is...

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