A conversation with Walter B. Shurden

A conversation with Walter B. Shurden

In 2004, Walter and Kay Shurden – longtime professors at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia – made a gift to the Baptist Joint Committee to establish an annual lecture series. A signature event of the BJC, the Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious...
Baptist Joint Committee welcomes spring interns

Baptist Joint Committee welcomes spring interns

Richard Chung (left), a native of Los Angeles, California, graduated from Yale University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in political science. During his time at Yale, he served as the presider of the United Church of Westville, a non-denominational...
Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

By Jordan Edwards On Jan. 31, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created when Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in February 2016. Gorsuch, 49, has spent the last decade on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of...
Honorary and Memorial Gifts to the Baptist Joint Committee

Honorary and Memorial Gifts to the Baptist Joint Committee

The following are recent gifts made to Baptist Joint Committee. Gifts honoring Brent Walker will be published in an upcoming issue of Report from the Capital. You can honor someone with a gift to the Baptist Joint Committee at any time. Just send a note with your...
Holly Hollman to deliver 2017 Shurden Lectures

Holly Hollman to deliver 2017 Shurden Lectures

By BJC Staff Reports BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman will deliver the 2017 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State. The 12th installment of the annual series will be held March 27-28 at Campbell University in...