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Baptist Without An Adjective

Feb 14, 2020

W.T. Edmonson, associate pastor at Second Baptist Church in Jefferson City, Missouri, talks with Word&Way Editor & President Brian Kaylor about the 2014 'Medicaid 23' protest in the Missouri Capitol and the ensuing trial. He also discusses the importance of advocacy for social justice and why he engaged in civil...


Feb 7, 2020

This episode reports on a Missouri House of Representatives hearing on Jan. 29 about a bill granting special rights only to religious student associations at public universities and colleges. Similar bills have already passed in 15 states. Clips from the hearing are included, many of which dealt with hypotheticals...


Jan 31, 2020

This episode features analysis of oral arguments by the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 22 in the case Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. In addition to playing clips of key moments in the arguments, Word&Way Editor & President Brian Kaylor addresses an important issue related to the language used in the case by some...


Jan 22, 2020

Holly Hollman, general counsel and associate executive director for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, talks with Word&Way Editor & President Brian Kaylor about the work of the BJC and some important church-state issues. She discusses a current Supreme Court case, a recent presidential action on school...


Jan 17, 2020

This episode features remarks during and after the Missouri Governor's Prayer Breakfast on January 9 by U.S. HUD Secretary Ben Carson. After he criticized the principle of separation of church and state in his address, Word&Way Editor & President Brian Kaylor asked him about that concept and his mischaracterization of...