Soul Freedom: A Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty

Soul Freedom: A Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty

Written by Don Byrd Why do Baptists care so much about supporting the religious liberty of non-Baptists? Why do we support the separation of church and state? When I tell people about this blog and about the work of the Baptist Joint Committee, this is a common...
Thankful for the Religious Liberty Heritage of Roger Williams

Thankful for the Religious Liberty Heritage of Roger Williams

Written by Don Byrd The Baptist tradition of fighting for religious liberty and church-state separation has a long and distinguished  heritage. While the American celebration of Thanksgiving hearkens back to the pilgrims, Baptists can thank one particular Puritan who...
Knox: Human Rights Day Should Remind Baptists to Stand Up for All

Knox: Human Rights Day Should Remind Baptists to Stand Up for All

Written by Don Byrd Writing for The Baptist Standard, Editor Marv Knox uses the upcoming occasion of Human Rights Day to remind fellow Baptists about our historical tradition of standing up for the religious liberty of all. At a time when so many around the world...