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Jesus' Litmus Test: How Do You React to Opposition? | Ron Rolheiser, Forgiveness, Loving Enemies
Jesus' Litmus Test: How Do You React to Opposition?
By: Ron Rolheiser
When we perceive a threat, we instinctually attack instead of seeking dialogue. We see it in politics, our communities and our churches. Natural instinct doesn't easily honor the gospel, but that's the test. Read More ...
Ron Rolheiser

Profiles in Goodwill: Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Grace Ji Sun Kim, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Grace Ji-Sun Kim
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Grace Ji-Sun Kim, a visiting researcher at Georgetown University, is an EthicsDaily.com columnist. Her favorite film reminds us of the danger of greed, lust and colonialism. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Why Climate Change Requires an Ethics of Urgency | Colin Harris, Ebola Virus, ISIS, Domestic Violence, Climate Change, Creation Care, Environment
Why Climate Change Requires an Ethics of Urgency
By: Colin Harris
Some issues and images, such as domestic abuse and disease, so blatantly violate our collective moral consciousness that they unite us to urgent action. Shouldn't climate change be the same? Read More ...
Colin Harris

3 Ways You Can Live by the Compass, Not the Clock | Bill Wilson, Leadership, Direction
3 Ways You Can Live by the Compass, Not the Clock
By: Bill Wilson
Most people – and churches – live by the clock, racing from event to event to meet expectations. Instead, we need to live by the compass, learning to anticipate and reflect, rather than react. Read More ...
Bill Wilson

Profiles in Goodwill: Joe LaGuardia | Joe LaGuardia, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Joe LaGuardia
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Joe LaGuardia, senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Conyers, Georgia, is a columnist for EthicsDaily.com. Learn more about which of the Gospels is his favorite. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Forcing New Ministry Methods into Old Structures | Ircel Harrison, Innovation, Leadership
Forcing New Ministry Methods into Old Structures
By: Ircel Harrison
When new ways of doing ministry are forced into yesterday's old models, only waste and damage can result. The Bible did warn us what happens when we pour new wine into old wineskins. Read More ...
Ircel Harrison

Why Your Church Can Disagree and Still Be United | Pat Took, Baptists, Church Polity, Baptist Times, Church Freedom, Priesthood of Believers
Why Your Church Can Disagree and Still Be United
By: Pat Took
For a church to achieve unity, or be of "one mind," it doesn't require seeing eye-to-eye on all issues. Rather, churches should be filled with dissident voices struggling to find God's way together. Read More ...
Pat Took

I Survived a Short Term Mission Trip to Honduras! | Brian Howell, Sightings, Short Term Missions

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I Survived a Short Term Mission Trip to Honduras!
By: Brian Howell (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings)
Combining adventure tourism with Christian charity, short-term mission trips have exploded in popularity in the past 20 years. Are they more than mere Christian tourism? Read More ...
Brian Howell (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings)

Profiles in Goodwill: Dennis Bickers | Dennis Bickers, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Dennis Bickers
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Dennis Bickers, an EthicsDaily.com columnist, is a resource minister with the American Baptist Churches of Indiana and Kentucky. Find out if this public speaker is an introvert or extrovert. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

What It Takes to Model Humility | Molly Marshall, Humility, Philippians
What It Takes to Model Humility
By: Molly Marshall
What does it take to model humility? Described as the master virtue, it requires a generous hospitality and the willingness to find those tasks that no one else is eager to do. Read More ...
Molly Marshall

The First Amendment's Magic: Protecting the Unpopular | Phillip Larsen, Black Mass, First Amendment, Religious Liberty, Freedom of Speech
The First Amendment's Magic: Protecting the Unpopular
By: Phillip Larsen
People say things that drive us crazy. Some are silly, others inflammatory. But the First Amendment wasn't designed to protect popular speech; it protects what's unpopular. Read More ...
Phillip Larsen

Profiles in Goodwill: Elizabeth Evans Hagan | Elizabeth Evans Hagan, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Elizabeth Evans Hagan
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Elizabeth Evans Hagan, whose columns are featured on EthicsDaily.com, is a freelance writer and ordained Baptist minister. Find out what mode of transportation you're unlikely to find her using. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Economists Make Financial Case for Climate Change | Paul Hobson, Baptist Times, Climate Change, Creation Care
Economists Make Financial Case for Climate Change
By: Paul Hobson
A new report outlines in economic terms the global benefits of transitioning to a low carbon economy. The report shows growing consensus for climate action, a British relief and development agency says. Read More ...
Paul Hobson

Profiles in Goodwill: Colin Harris | Colin Harris, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Colin Harris
By: Colin Harris
Colin Harris, a columnist for EthicsDaily.com, is professor emeritus of religious studies at Mercer University. Check out his profile to find out why his favorite movie is "Inherit the Wind." Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Early Church Offers Important Evangelism Lessons | Zach Dawes, Evangelism, Baptists
Early Church Offers Important Evangelism Lessons
By: Zach Dawes
Faced with declining attendance and budgets, churches must seek a new way to live out evangelism that doesn't rely on the "if you build it, they will come" mindset. The early church can guide us. Read More ...
Zach Dawes