Our daily lives are changing at a rapid pace, only eclipsed by the frightening speed with which the coronavirus is spreading in our country and around the world. Faith surfaces for many as the fundamental framework that gives overwhelming comfort and meaning to life.
We are leaning into that first word in our tagline – faith – and our distinctive nature as a faith-based group. While the day-in, day-out work of our mission may seem less urgent as we face a global public health crisis, the heart of our mission remains vital. Ensuring that every person has the freedom to believe and to act on those beliefs without unnecessary government interference is core to a flourishing human existence.
The specifics of the travel ban have changed over the past three years, but this fact remains: this policy, no matter how much it undergoes chameleon-like aesthetic adjustments, is ultimately rooted in anti-Muslim bias.
Amanda Tyler discusses the importance of becoming a BJC advocate, in a Reflection published in the winter 2019 Report from the Capital.
Executive Director Amanda Tyler provides the latest BJC updates: a new look for the website, the new initiative Christians Against Christian Nationalism and more.
Religious liberty for all will only be a reality when we revise any theology or ideology that renders some of our neighbors to be less than human.