Editorials

Micro-Justice Initiatives Trump Macro-Justice Rhetoric | Robert Parham, Social Justice
Micro-Justice Initiatives Trump Macro-Justice Rhetoric
By: Robert Parham
We often hear calls for "macro-justice"—sweeping actions for social change to correct wrongs. Frankly, we need more micro-justice initiatives for social change and less macro-justice rhetoric. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Two Roads Diverge With Failure to Pass Immigration Reform. Which Will We Take? | Robert Parham, Immigration, Gospel Without Borders
Two Roads Diverge With Failure to Pass Immigration Reform. Which Will We Take?
By: Robert Parham
Washington failed to pass federal immigration reform, leaving U.S. Christians at a proverbial fork in the road. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Social Change Depends on Personal Change: Appeal for $3,000 for a TV Broadcast | Robert Parham, Fundraising, Financial Support
Social Change Depends on Personal Change: Appeal for $3,000 for a TV Broadcast
By: Robert Parham
Ethics Daily.com addresses real issues in a 24/7 world. That's why we're seeking your help to raise $3,000 this week. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Learn to Speak BCE | Robert Parham, Humor, Laughter
Learn to Speak BCE
By: Robert Parham
Laughter is missing in much of the Christian community, even though the biblical witness has encouraging words about laughter. As good as laughter is for the soul, we laugh too little. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Prayer, Action Needed in Response to Ebola Virus Outbreak | Robert Parham, West Africa, Ebola Virus, Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone
Prayer, Action Needed in Response to Ebola Virus Outbreak
By: Robert Parham
The spreading epidemic of the Ebola virus challenges houses of faith to pray for West Africa and governments to act. Will we turn away from those in need or be moved to action? Read More ...
Robert Parham

Ruminations from Three Days in Rural Alabama, Mississippi | Robert Parham, Prison Ministry, Through the Door
Ruminations from Three Days in Rural Alabama, Mississippi
By: Robert Parham
The cultural narrative that building prisons builds up the local economy doesn't appear to apply to Alabama's Pickens County. That's just one finding uncovered during a trip to the South. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Goodwill Global Baptists Pivot to Africa | Robert Parham, Baptist World Alliance, Africa, Paul Msiza
Goodwill Global Baptists Pivot to Africa
By: Robert Parham
The Baptist World Alliance pivoted to Sub-Saharan Africa at its annual gathering in Turkey, with the election of a new president from Africa and plans for the 2015 World Baptist Congress in South Africa. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Christians Give Witness for Peace with Twitter | Robert Parham, Peacemaking, Twitter, Social Media
Christians Give Witness for Peace with Twitter
By: Robert Parham
Witnessing for peace through tweets and prayers might seem an anemic alternative to the hard power of missiles and military budgets, yet Jesus chose such "anemia" with his message of peace. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Central American Children Challenge Church, U.S. Border | Robert Parham, Immigration
Central American Children Challenge Church, U.S. Border
By: Robert Parham
More than 37,000 children—most without accompanying parents—have crossed the border this year. It's a humanitarian calamity, a political debacle and a moral challenge for the Christian community. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Thinking about a Just War on the Fourth of July | Robert Parham, Just War, Fourth of July
Thinking about a Just War on the Fourth of July
By: Robert Parham
Having spent $1.7 trillion in war costs in Iraq, not counting the long-term veteran care, is it right to go into this war? The eight Just War principles give us some nonpartisan guidance. Read More ...
Robert Parham

What's Next? | Robert Parham, Soul of the South Network, Though the Door, Different Books Common Word, Gospel Without Borders, Sacred Texts Social Duty
What's Next?
By: Robert Parham
EthicsDaily.com is more intentionally providing faith content for TV. We hope that TV will increase the use of our documentaries in churches as tools for moral education and engagement. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Keeping Secular Politics Out of the Sanctuary | Robert Parham, Partisanship, Through the Door
Keeping Secular Politics Out of the Sanctuary
By: Robert Parham
Secular partisan division is increasingly occupying and harming congregations. Churches that remain nonpartisan are becoming increasingly rare. We must abandon our political silos. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Will Increasing Decibel Level about Global Christian Persecution Result in Action? | Robert Parham, Religious Persecution, Religious Liberty
Will Increasing Decibel Level about Global Christian Persecution Result in Action?
By: Robert Parham
Attention has increased on the plight of Christians in the Middle East for several years. Are we approaching a tipping point? Read More ...
Robert Parham

Mistaken Hearing Leads to Rewarding Discovery—Hebrew Prophets in Hip Hop | Robert Parham, Black Eyed Peas, Unity, Reconciliation, Hebrew Prophets
Mistaken Hearing Leads to Rewarding Discovery—Hebrew Prophets in Hip Hop
By: Robert Parham
Whether or not The Black Eyed Peas are Christian, their compelling song, "One Tribe," could easily be a theme song for the faithful. Read More ...
Robert Parham