Speaking in Birmingham, pastor and author Tony Evans said of the U.S., “We continue to suffer from the wounds of division and calamity and crisis, racial animus (and) negative political discord that is often bred along racial lines.”
Barbara Cross, whose father, John, was the pastor of 16th Street Baptist Church when it was bombed on Sept. 15, 1963, said the trauma of that terrible day had an effect on her family but taught her important lessons too.
As we approach the 60th anniversary of the Sept. 15, 1963, bombing that killed four young girls at 16th Street Baptist Church, what have we learned about racial reconciliation and what can churches today do to foster peace and harmony?
EDITOR’S NOTE — In November 2023, Alabama Baptists will celebrate a huge milestone — 200 years of doing ministry together since the first group gathered
Isaac Adams, lead pastor of Iron City Church Birmingham, spoke recently about how Christians can pray for and think about racial strife. During a TAB
‘We all look alike,’ I thought to myself. My heart raced as I looked around the room. Standing behind a simple metal podium in an
It’s time for the Church to show a better way forward on racial reconciliation, and a new initiative seeks to equip Southern Baptists for the
During a recent public dialogue between Jeff James, lead pastor of Green Valley Church in Hoover, and Doug Taylor, pastor of Rebirth Christian Fellowship in