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BJC essay contest: What happens when elected or appointed officials have religious objections to job duties?

High school juniors and seniors can win up to $2,000 for college in the 2016 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest, sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. Essays must examine conflicts that arise when the personal religious beliefs of elected or government-appointed officials clash with their job duties, and students should propose a solution that addresses the rights of all parties.

BJC board elects new officers

Daniel Glaze, a pastor from Ahoskie, N.C., was elected chair of the board of directors of the Washington, D.C.-based Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty during the organization’s board meeting Oct. 5-6.

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