Justice

Sexual Abuse and the Future of the SBC

Nearly three weeks ago, news broke that a large-scale investigation had been undertaken by the Houston Chronicle outlining twenty years of more than seven hundred sexual abuse claims across Southern Baptist churches. This news has hit the SBC hard. It has revealed a weak and pathetic approach to handling cases of sexual abuse on the part […]

A Travesty in the Empire State

            We were sitting on cushions pushed up against the wall in the front room of her house built into the mountainside in Veles, Macedonia. We had brought her dad, a Roma man who lives in the community where we were ministering, to visit her. She took a slow sip from her coffee as she […]

Leading Towards Greater Diversity

    While speaking at the 2018 Unite Conference, church planter Clint Darst, spoke on some of the important steps needed to help leads one’s church towards greater ethnic diversity. We at Baptist21 found this brief talk to be of value, and we hope you and your elder teams will as well. To learn more […]

The Power of The Global Church

The Power of The Global Church  by Melissa Russell Melissa is the Chief Advancement Officer at IJM, leading the teams responsible for IJM’s constituent, government and institutional partnerships. She drives the core strategies and engagements that fuel IJM’s growth around the globe. My own personal “Freedom Sunday” happened in 2006 when my pastor in Austin, […]

The Next Generation of Justice

The Next Generation of Justice Brian Cress Brian Cress serves as IJM’s Director of Denomination and Youth Mobilization. He is the author, “10 Minute Moments Seeking Justice”, the creator of IJM’s “24 Hour Justice Experience” and the youth curriculums “Questions to Live By” and “Evil and Suffering”. Prior to joining IJM in 2007, Brian served […]

IJM Justice Series (Part Six)

The New Activist by Eddie Kaufholz This week’s special guest writer is Eddie Kaufholz. Eddie is the host of The New Activist, a podcast that features conversations with activists and leaders tackling some of the world’s biggest humanitarian issues from the frontlines of the war against injustice. In addition, Eddie is on The RELEVANT Podcast and […]

IJM Justice Series (Part Five)

IJM Justice Series (Part Five) by Johnny Bido This blog is part of a special series released jointly between Baptist21 and International Justice Mission (IJM). Today’s post is written by Johnny Bido, who serves as IJM’s Director of Mobilization and Advocacy in the Dominican Republic, where he and his team combat the sex trafficking of […]

IJM Justice Series (Part Four)

IJM Justice Series (Part Four) This blog is part of a special series released jointly between Baptist21 and International Justice Mission (IJM). Today’s post is written by Leo Ackon, part of the field office staff in Ghana. In Ghana, children as young as three are enslaved in the fishing industry, forced to do hard and […]

IJM Justice Series (Part Three)

  IJM Justice Series (Part Three) by Collin Bullard This blog is part of a special series released jointly between Baptist 21 and International Justice Mission (IJM). May these posts serve as an encouragement to you and your congregant as you deepen your commitment to ending slavery. I had preached on justice in the past, […]

IJM Justice Series (Part Two)

  The Redemptive Chain Jim Martin This blog is part of a special series released jointly between Baptist 21 and International Justice Mission (IJM). May these posts serve as an encouragement to you and your congregant as you deepen your commitment to ending slavery. There is nothing that lies beyond the redemptive reach of God. Let […]

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