By: Mark Tidsworth Do you feel like you're playing a hide-and-seek game when you look for God in the institutional church. Before you walk out altogether, consider these three questions. They may just save your spiritual life.
By: Jim Somerville Factories make coffeemakers. Those coffeemakers don't make more coffeemakers; they make coffee. If they don't, their factories go out of business. Churches are disciple-making factories. What do their disciples make?
By: Rose Khouri Identity clearly plays a role in how people interact with, adopt and even reject religion. The question of identity remains in contention even after a person moves from one religion to another.
By: Rose Khouri Millions of Christians have ancestors who did not choose to follow Christ willingly. Many of them, especially African Americans from the reversion movement of the 1950s and '60s, struggle with identity.
By: Guy Sayles More than any argument for the truth of Christianity, what persuades me over and over again is the immediate and inescapable presence of Jesus. We relate to him as a here-and-now reality.
By: Bill Wilson For many churches, pastor search committees are a blend of divine intervention, wishful thinking and occasional luck. Here's how your church can get off to a good start when seeking your next minister.
By: Stuart Blythe When we think about prophets, our thoughts turn to Old Testament figures. But prophets have been with us through the ages and are alive and well today. Here are six ways to recognize them.
By: Zach Dawes Waco. Ferguson. Nigeria. We all know the violence that happened at these places, but the glimpses we receive via news reports never tell the whole story. How do we balance these unbalanced views?
By: Joe LaGuardia Churches that cooperate in the public sector not only fulfill part of Jesus' Great Commission, but also thrive in a marketplace in which the lines between secular and sacred often blur.
By: Larry Eubanks God trusts us with sovereignty over creation. This wasn't so we could rule over the world but so we could rule on behalf of it. We are called to serve by keeping peaceful order so the world may flourish.
By: Chris Hall Tens of thousands of people are making the perilous trip across the Mediterranean Sea to the promise of a better life. Many don't survive, but mission workers in southern Italy are helping those who arrive.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Johnny McKinney is senior pastor of Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson, South Carolina. His favorite Bible verses are a reminder that God's love gives us confidence for all of life's challenges.