A Joyful Calling

A Joyful Calling

By Amanda Tyler, BJC Executive Director One of the joys of my job is hearing from donors about why they support the work of the BJC. When I got a note from one of our Jewish supporters recently, I asked his permission to share it with you: “A week or so ago, I ran...
A conversation with Aidsand Wright-Riggins

A conversation with Aidsand Wright-Riggins

  On March 26-27, the Rev. Dr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins will deliver the 2019 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State in the greater Kansas City area. Hosted by Central Baptist Theological Seminary, the presentations...
BJC and others speak out against blasphemy laws

BJC and others speak out against blasphemy laws

From BJC staff reports Organizations are coming together to oppose blasphemy laws around the world, which – at their core – stifle religious expression. On October 16, BJC Associate General Counsel Jennifer Hawks participated in a Senate briefing opposing blasphemy...
Striving for a safe and just future for all

Striving for a safe and just future for all

By Ilana Ostrin, BJC Associate Director of Communications As a child, I remember learning about hate groups such as the Nazis in Germany and the Ku Klux Klan in the United States. I’d run to my parents’ room at night, fearful and in tears, due to dreams that men in...