BJC Board of Directors meets in Washington

BJC Board of Directors meets in Washington

From BJC Staff Reports The Baptist Joint Committee Board of Directors elected new officers and discussed ways to expand the organization’s reach during its annual meeting in Washington. Representatives of the BJC’s 15 member bodies engaged in strategic discussions...
A conversation with 2017 essay contest winner Yusra Ahmed

A conversation with 2017 essay contest winner Yusra Ahmed

  Sharing her personal experiences facing religious intolerance and reviewing how banning people due to religion violates the First Amendment, Yusra Ahmed of Quincy, Massachusetts, earned the grand prize in the 2017 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest....
Why do people give monthly to the Baptist Joint Committee?

Why do people give monthly to the Baptist Joint Committee?

Monthly giving is convenient. You can visit BJConline.org/give-monthly to set up an automatic secure bank withdrawal or credit card charge, saving you time and money since you never have to write another check or find a stamp. Or, if you prefer to send a check,...
Ostrin joins BJC staff

Ostrin joins BJC staff

Ilana Ostrin, a Los Angeles native, joined the BJC staff as the Associate Director of Communications on September 6. Her role focuses on strategic communications and engagement through digital and traditional media. Previously, Ostrin worked in communications and...
Baptist Joint Committee welcomes fall interns

Baptist Joint Committee welcomes fall interns

The Baptist Joint Committee is pleased to welcome two fall semester interns working with our staff in Washington, D.C. Tori Gilkeson, a native of Asheville, N.C., is a 2016 graduate of American University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies with a...