By: Dennis Bickers Nothing's wrong with a church having money in savings. When that church has large sums of money it never intends to use for any purpose other than ensuring its own existence, then there's a problem.
By: Ircel Harrison Many young ministers leave seminary burdened with debt. Churches are struggling with declining finances and can't afford to pay appropriate salaries to full-time pastors. Can they afford each other?
By: Guy Sayles Many of us have a troubled relationship with time. Sabbath, however, invites us to another way of inhabiting time, allowing us to rest in the profound awareness that our worth comes from our identity as God's children.
By: EthicsDaily Staff More than four out of 10 adults believe freedom of religion in the U.S. is less secure now than it was 10 years ago, a new Barna Group survey found. That's an 8 percent increase from 2012.
By: Michael Helms The University of Georgia's football coach was praised for his ethics and integrity, even as other nearby colleges scored better records. A person's integrity is long remembered after games are won or lost.
By: Robert Parham The persecution of Christians is undeniable in some parts of the world. However, we water down these real hardships when we overstate what we claim is persecution of Christians in the U.S.
By: Joe Kendrick Social media's influence is changing our understanding of community and redefining the church's neighborhood. It can help your church connect with people seeking specific ministries, events and resources.
By: Leroy Seat Some ardent atheists dismiss people of faith as superstitious or irrational. They label people of deep faith as delusional because their faith cannot be adequately authenticated by scientific evidence.
By: Zach Dawes If you're "phubbing" - that's the term to describe people who snub others so they can check the latest alert or distraction on their cell phones - it can have serious affects on your relationships, a study says.
By: Dawn Hood-Patterson Following the Oregon campus shooting, the media is painting a picture of this latest perpetrator of mass violence. But building a monster from the rubble of a killing spree is little more than a placebo to a great social rupture.
By: Mark Woods As the policies of Western democracies have contributed to ruin and unintended consequences in foreign nations, it's a reminder that good intentions don't always result in good outcomes.
By: Joel Snider We regard sloth as a sin of an imagined lazy member of the welfare class. Rather, it is the sin of all who waste their lives on loves that are too small and causes that are not worthy of our devotion.