By: Shaun King The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states will be debated for years to come. Here are three observations to help Christians respond to our 5-4 culture.
By: Robert Parham U.S. Baptists raised their voices following the Charleston shooting and the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling. By contrast, few Baptist voices spoke up about the pope's encyclical on the environment.
By: Vinoth Ramachandra The U.N. observes World Refugee Day every June to honor those forced to flee their home countries under the threat of war, persecution, conflict and environmental disasters. Did your church participate?
By: James Gordon The Bible has a lot to say about food, especially when the powerful, who are well fed, control food distribution and increase the number of poor who go hungry. We have a responsibility to each other.
By: Rob Hewell Any person or group who holds a position deemed to be exclusivist and found to be offensive might be said to hold beliefs that are hateful toward others. Could that one day apply to Christian worship?
By: Joe LaGuardia The Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar are one of the most persecuted minority groups in the world. A reported 6,000 are stranded at sea, and they're prime candidates for terrorist recruitment.
By: Juan Aragon The practices of hospitality and loving strangers are essential to our identity as Jesus' followers. How can we put those disciplines into practice with the immigrants among us? Here are four ways.
By: Barry Howard As you celebrate the unrivaled freedom we enjoy in the U.S., celebrate your religious liberty by exercising your freedom to worship. And respect the freedom of others to choose when or if they worship.
By: Thomas Kidd Even if it's only late-arriving symbolism, the Confederate flag's removal from South Carolina's statehouse is the right thing to do. However, its removal does nothing to address massive ethnic inequalities.
By: Larry Coleman The toxic racism that's torn at our nation has its roots in prejudice, a more subtle part of our worldview. To eradicate racism, we must first deal with the prejudices learned in our own homes.
By: Terrell Carter Instead of exhibiting the traits of grace and love within our own lives, Christians are increasingly forcing their system of belief on people that don't see the benefits of participating in that system. Can we change?
By: Molly T. Marshall We cannot claim to be persons of faith if there is not concern about the impact of our patterns of living upon future generations and the kind of ecological home they will inherit. The pope helps us see that.
By: Bill Wilson The two groups meeting separately at the hotel couldn't have been more different. Sure, the bodybuilders didn't look anything like the Baptists, but in one key way they're both very much alike.