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Baptist minister the Revd Dr Israel Olofinjana, Director One People Commission, Evangelical Alliance shares three points
Krish Kandiah introduces a series of daily reflections he has produced for Advent, each day sharing an element of the Christmas story to help us to explore how we should respond to those in need
More parents are considering home schooling. There's a lot to think about, says retired deputy head Moira Kleissner
Transforming Lives for Good (TLG) are looking to equip more churches to open a Make Lunch Club during the winter and cost of living crisis. They explain more about their crisis response here
As a British pastor in Albania, Paul Alkazraji has heard many migration stories. In the light of a rise in the number of Albanians crossing the Channel this year, he offers this reflection
Home-educating mother Molly Ashton has drawn together home educators from across the United Kingdom to share their expertise and experience in a new book. She explains more
We may ask the question, ‘What about evangelism in our Union?’ But are we willing to step out of the boat and become the answer to that question? By William Wade
Bristol Baptist College is seeking a Principal to start in the Summer of 2023
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Dave Gregory is listening to children’s voices of wonder and lament over climate change - and wonders if we are letting their painful words shape both us, and our community's response
Why these stunning images point to a creator. By Chris Goswami
Climate justice is at the heart of the 2022 edition of Wonderful Youth, a resource that enables Black and Brown young people to read the Bible through their cultural and theological lenses
Two Regional Ministers sought for London
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Christian charity Emerge Advocacy, which works with young people who have been admitted to hospital and are struggling with mental health issues, is seeking to partner with more Baptist churches
Paul Ashley is an elder of Dorchester Baptist Church and a full-time pioneer. Under the name of Mind the Gap Ministries he has just launched two exciting new initiatives. He explains more
The reflections of a teenager whose parents served on an Urban Expression team
A shared call to prayer for COP27 from the Baptist Union Environment Network (BUEN) and the John Ray Initiative (JRI)
'I pray they would help people to have life changing encounters with Jesus' UK worship leader and songwriter Luke Wareham shares an insight into the songs from his latest EP Pure Heart
This is not an easy time in Europe, but there was a genuine sense of community when Baptists gathered from 40 unions for the recent European Baptist Federation Council, writes Ali Boulton
A large congregation at Keynsham Baptist Church for a service of thanksgiving for the life and ministry of Bob Mills. They came to celebrate a man whose sensitive pastoral ministry and city centre chaplaincy had touched the lives of countless people
Interview with Robert Beckford, a climate and social justice professor at the University of Winchester, about why the climate crisis is a racist crisis, and his hopes for a new racial justice training programme for Baptist ministers
Baptist minister who served in Leicester and retired in Dorset, but never forgot his Welsh roots
There are businesses trying to work out what a better work/life balance could look like in an always on world, which means, as Christians, we are living in a potentially fruitful time
The bad fruit highlighted in Galatians 4 represents the very behaviour that spoils work. Here's a brief look at how.
Baptist minister Sue Whalley delivered the first ever known sermon in British Sign Language (BSL) at St Paul's Cathedral on 25 September. She explains how this momentous occasion came about
If business is to be a platform for making the world a better place, it needs to be both excellent in operation and Kingdom in purpose. Is there such a thing as Kingdom business?
The second part of the blog series 'Is Kingdom working?' attempts to try to understand the kingdom without parables - and then introduces a framework that connects business best practice to ethical virtues
Interview with freelance writer, teacher and Baptist church member Deborah Jenkins about her novel Braver, and her long-held dream of writing a book about people with faith
Can Christian values and modern best business practices genuinely align? And if so, how? New series in which Phil Hanson and Terry Young explore how human longings and behaviour play out in making business a platform for the Kingdom
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A determined woman, often referred to as a trailblazer
Mike Lowe recently had the privilege of spending a day with the Jericho Road Project in Nottingham, a Christian charity "showing Jesus’ love and hope to those affected by the sex industry in Nottinghamshire"
Baptist minister who spoke constantly of the amazing, forgiving love of his Lord and served Him with enthusiasm and faithfulness
Richard Reddie introduces a new book capturing what progress churches, parachurch groups and countries have made to address racism since the murder of Stephen Lawrence
While church and state each strive to work for the common good, a distinctive of Baptist theology is they best function separately. Yet a new study asks whether Baptist churches have come to rely too much upon the government for their financial survival
The need for justice (particularly racial justice) to be more clearly seen as being at the heart of God’s mission was a key theme at the Baptist World Alliance Annual Gathering, writes Gale Richards. What might this mean for your church's context?
The latest book from Baptist minister Nick Megoran is a timely one, as it revisits apologetics questions through the lens of recent crises like the pandemic, war, and financial collapse. He explains more in this interview
The number of churches supporting prison leavers is growing, says The Welcome Directory, a multi-faith organisation equipping faith communities in this area. By Amelie Taylor
I was one of the hundreds of thousands who chose to wait in line to walk past the coffin of our late Queen, writes Baptist minister Esther Mason. Here are my reflections
The new King’s aspiration to be Defender of Faith encapsulates how both the established church and monarchy have changed - and should receive a qualified welcome. By Nigel Wright
Amid the pomp and precision of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, Archbishop Justin Welby’s sermon was so vital, writes Jon Kuhrt
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