Liberty, equality and the meaning of religious freedom

Liberty, equality and the meaning of religious freedom

By Paul V.M. Flesher The Declaration of Independence placed the Enlightenment ideal of “liberty” at the heart of the American soul. It cites liberty among the reasons for creating our new country. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created...
Updates from Washington

Updates from Washington

The Baptist Joint Committee monitors rapidly changing church-state issues in all three branches of the federal government. Here are updates in our January/February 2018 magazine. Return to the website for the most current news affecting these and other issues. Final...
Together, in 2018

Together, in 2018

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler For the BJC and others who work in Washington, 2017 was a year of rapid change and an ever-shortening news cycle. It was also a year full of challenges to religious liberty mounted on multiple fronts. As we begin the new year and...