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‘Beautiful Joe’: teaching compassion for more than a century

Published May 15, 2019

Editor’s Note: Animal lovers have embraced the book “Beautiful Joe” for more than a century. The book was published by the American Baptist Publication Society, a predecessor of Judson Press, the publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). A park that honors the book’s namesake and author recently received an award that may […]

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ABHMS staff summit features transition announcements, planning, education

Published February 6, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 2/6/18)—During a three-day summit held last month at the American Baptist Mission Center, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray welcomed new staff member Lauren Ng, introducing her to colleagues and announcing her role as an ABHMS network strategist. Ng has been actively involved with the denomination […]

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Deafening silence: The ongoing genocide of Native Americans

Published September 6, 2016

By The Rev. Dr. Cassandra Williams On Dec., 21, 2013, 18-year-old college student Ma-hi-vist (Red Bird) Touching Cloud Goodblanket was home on winter break when he experienced a mental health episode. Goodblanket’s parents called 911. After police arrived, they refused to allow the parents into their own home. When police emerged from the home, they […]

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