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ABHMS garners 4 awards from Religion Communicators Council

Published April 17, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/17/19)—At a dinner last week during its 2019 conference in Chicago, the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) presented American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) with four awards for projects completed in 2018. National Magazine Category An Award of Excellence was presented to Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor of The Christian Citizen; Nadine Hasenecz, senior […]

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ABHMS garners 9 awards from Religion Communicators Council

Published April 6, 2018

At left: American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ Curtis Ramsey-Lucas and Susan Gottshall receive awards from the Religion Communicators Council at a dinner in Atlanta.

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ABHMS’ ‘The Christian Citizen’ marks one-year online anniversary

Published December 11, 2017

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/11/17)—This month marks one year that The Christian Citizen—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) acclaimed Christian witness print magazine—began publishing online, providing a 21st-century forum for American Baptists and other diverse voices to offer timely response to current events and contemporary issues in a format that’s fresh and easily accessible to […]

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ABHMS continues commitment to gun violence prevention with letter, article

Published November 13, 2017

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/13/17)—Continuing its commitment to gun violence prevention, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has published an article in its November online edition of The Christian Citizen magazine and signed a letter to Congress written by Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence. Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence sent the letter to […]

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ABHMS publishes special online edition of ‘The Christian Citizen’ in response to social unrest

Published September 14, 2016

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 9/14/16)—In response to heightened tension, divisiveness, polarization, terrorism and violence across the United States, American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) continues to encourage dialogue and promote healing by publishing “Healing Our Land,” a special online issue of its acclaimed print magazine, The Christian Citizen. In this collection of thought-provoking and action-inspiring […]

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What would it take to improve police interactions with people with disabilities?

Published September 6, 2016

By Curtis Ramsey-Lucas On July 18, the White House convened a forum on disability and criminal justice reform. Ronald Hampton, an advisory board member for the National Association for Police Accountability, was a panelist at the event. A retired police officer with the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department with more than 20 years on […]

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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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A peace-making offensive

Published September 6, 2016

By The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Haggray Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. — Matthew 5:9 This special edition of The Christian Citizen—“Healing Our Land”—is published amid grave troubles across our nation and world. We awaken each day in a country and in a world that is gripped by discord, […]

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