2017 BJC Fellows: Taking up the mantle of religious liberty

2017 BJC Fellows: Taking up the mantle of religious liberty

By Aurelia Davila Pratt 2017 BJC Fellow For some time, I felt like I was living in two separate worlds: the world of the Baptist pastor and the world of the concerned citizen. I was interested in what I was seeing play out politically on the local, state and national...

Developing knowledge and reaching out to share with others

By Ashton Wells2016 BJC Fellow I feel very privileged to be a part of the Baptist Joint Committee Fellows Program. The week we spent in Colonial Williamsburg was informative, inspiring, and encouraging. Each element of the program helped form my understanding of...

Continuing the Baptist tradition of speaking from the margins

By Jo Bair Springer2016 BJC Fellow I am proud to be a Baptist. That is not something I’ve said often, but that is changing due to my time as a 2016 Fellow with the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC). As a BJC Fellow, I spent four days in Colonial...