These Stats Shine Light on Local Church Health By: Bill Wilson While the sobering statistics and gloomy projections about the health of the local church have clergy and lay leaders wringing their hands, don't neglect these hopeful trends.
Profiles in Goodwill: Steve Vernon By: EthicsDaily Staff Steve Vernon, associate executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, is a board member of the Baptist Center for Ethics. Learn more in this profile.
Why Your Church Needs to Learn How to Care By: Joe LaGuardia Learning empathy and compassion are lessons that must be honed over time. They're not traits trait that we know just because we are human. And churches need to learn them too.
Linda Leathers, CEO of The Next Door, remembers learning about "Roll Up One" at the county jail. The experience shaped the name of the Nashville-based organization, which provides hope and healing to women re-entering society from incarceration. To learn more about this nationally recognized ministry birthed at First Baptist Church in Nashville, visit thenextdoor.org.