|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 ...
|Global Religious Persecution and Displacement High in 2013|
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Displacement of religious communities reached record heights in 2013. Persecution, violence and imprisonment impacted numerous religious traditions, a new report says. Read More ...
|Churches Divest from Companies Feeding Violence|
By: Vinoth Ramachandra
If the U.S. and its European allies can't be pressured to defend Palestinian civilians, to whom should we turn? Some churches have divested from Western businesses that supply Israel's military machine. Read More ...
|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 ...
|3 Reasons Church "Cannibalism" Erodes God's Kingdom|
By: David Fitch
When large churches launch new satellite sites, they often draw members from the area's smaller churches, which are now struggling to survive. Are they building God's Kingdom or their own empires? Read More ...
|5 Lessons Learned from Taking a Tech Sabbath|
By: Elizabeth Evans Hagan
Do you check your social media apps first thing when you wake and last thing when you go to bed? You may need a tech Sabbath. Here are 5 lessons learned from being unplugged. Read More ...
Elizabeth Evans Hagan
|The Great War—A Tragedy Supported by Many Churches|
By: Leroy Seat
Many Christians supported World War I, which began 100 years ago today, finding it easy to use "fundamental tenets of the faith as warrants to justify war and mass destruction," a new book says. Read More ...
|Resisting the Cultural Urge to Buy, Buy, Buy|
By: Nick Lear
If we have the resources, the ubiquitous advertisements of our consumer culture urge and entice us to spend it on newer versions of what we already have. How do we resist the urge? Read More ...
|How to Hijack a Religious Tradition|
By: Colin Harris
The priorities of the Religious Right and evangelicals have drifted far from their original roots. That's why it's always wise to be careful who you let tell you who you are. Read More ...
|Christian University in Ukraine Forced to Evacuate|
By: EBF Staff
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have forced a Christian university to evacuate its buildings and have taken over the campus. Thousands have been fleeing the Ukrainian city daily. Read More ...