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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

Global Religious Persecution and Displacement High in 2013 | EthicsDaily Staff, Religious Freedom, Displacement, Religious Persecution, Human Rights
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 ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Churches Divest from Companies Feeding Violence | Vinoth Ramachandra, Gaza, Israel, Palestine
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 ...
Vinoth Ramachandra

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

3 Reasons Church "Cannibalism" Erodes God's Kingdom | David Fitch, Evangelism, Church Planting
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 ...
David Fitch

5 Lessons Learned from Taking a Tech Sabbath | Elizabeth Evans Hagan, Technology, Sabbath
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 | Leroy Seat, World War I
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 ...
Leroy Seat

Resisting the Cultural Urge to Buy, Buy, Buy | Nick Lear, Consumerism, Conservation
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 ...
Nick Lear

How to Hijack a Religious Tradition | Colin Harris, Evangelicals, Religious Right, Baptists, Moral Majority
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 ...
Colin Harris

Christian University in Ukraine Forced to Evacuate | European Baptist Federation, Donetsk Christian University, Ukraine
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 ...
EBF Staff