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Profiles in Goodwill: Richard Wilson | Richard Wilson, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Richard Wilson
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Richard Wilson, professor of theology and chair of the department of Christianity in the college of liberal arts at Mercer University, writes for EthicsDaily.com and is a fan of "On the Waterfront." Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration | Brian Kaylor, Baptists, COEBAC, Cuba
U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration
By: Brian Kaylor
A 12-person Baptist delegation from the United States trekked to Cuba earlier this month for two days to learn more about Cuban Baptists and build bridges of understanding. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

2 Lessons from the Life of an Unlikely Friend | Terry Austin, Civility
2 Lessons from the Life of an Unlikely Friend
By: Terry Austin
Omer Ritchie's death saddened everyone in our little church. His friendship was a powerful demonstration of how Christians can love one another in spite of theological differences. Read More ...
Terry Austin

Profiles in Goodwill: Sarah Stone | Sarah Stone, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Sarah Stone
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Sarah Stone is a writer for BMS World Mission; her articles are featured on EthicsDaily.com. Her favorite Bible verses are from Isaiah and remind her of God's heart for justice and the poor. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Few Adults Know Blessing of Best Friends. Who's Yours? | Griff Martin, Friendship, Discipleship
Few Adults Know Blessing of Best Friends. Who's Yours?
By: Griff Martin
To see the importance of friendship is to acknowledge one of the deepest and most sacred places in our lives. Sadly, many adults miss out on the blessing of having a best friend. Who's yours? Read More ...
Griff Martin

Skype Interview: Sayyid Syeed on ISIS | EthicsDaily Staff, Skype, Sayyid Syeed, ISNA, Islam, Muslims, ISIS
Skype Interview: Sayyid Syeed on ISIS
By: EthicsDaily Staff
A new Islamic document aims to keep Muslim youths from falling victim to misunderstandings of Islam perpetuated by ISIS. Sayyid Syeed has the details in a new Skype interview from EthicsDaily.com. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Subpoenaing Sermons: Houston, We Have Another Problem | Danny Chisholm, Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, Pulpit Freedom, Religious Freedom
Subpoenaing Sermons: Houston, We Have Another Problem
By: Danny Chisholm
Houston has subpoenaed five pastors who opposed a change to an anti-discrimination ordinance. While churches shouldn't endorse candidates, they can speak out on moral and ethical issues. Read More ...
Danny Chisholm

Why People Seem to Thrive on Resentment | Ron Rolheiser, Resentment
Why People Seem to Thrive on Resentment
By: Ron Rolheiser
Our world is full of resentment, and many of us feel we have every right to feel that way. Our need to cut down someone else is an infallible sign of our own jealousy and bad self-image. Read More ...
Ron Rolheiser

Profiles in Goodwill: Terrell Carter | Terrell Carter, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Terrell Carter
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Terrell Carter, minister of administration at Third Baptist Church in St. Louis, writes columns for EthicsDaily.com. He grew up in St. Louis but spent his high school years in Texas. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

How Small, Bivocational Churches Serve Their Communities | Dennis Bickers, Bivocational Ministry, Small Churches, Social Capital, Community Needs
How Small, Bivocational Churches Serve Their Communities
By: Dennis Bickers
Some churches may be smaller in size and rely on bivocational leadership, but that doesn't mean they're not effective. Here are some smaller churches that intentionally serve their communities. Read More ...
Dennis Bickers

Profiles in Goodwill: Bob Newell | Bob Newell, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Bob Newell
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Bob Newell, formerly ministry coordinator for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in Athens, Greece, writes for EthicsDaily.com. "Cool Hand Luke" is his favorite film because it subtly communicates biblical truth. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Orthodoxy and Heresy: Theology's Odd Couple | Colin Harris, Orthodoxy, Heresy
Orthodoxy and Heresy: Theology's Odd Couple
By: Colin Harris
In the history of theology's evolving understanding of faith, it's relatively easy to see where features of yesterday's heresy become part of the next period's orthodoxy. And on the process goes. Read More ...
Colin Harris

How Your Church Can Respond to Human Trafficking | Elijah Brown, Human Trafficking
How Your Church Can Respond to Human Trafficking
By: Elijah Brown
Human trafficking and modern-day slavery remain all too prevalent today with some 29.8 million individuals trapped in bondage. What can your church do? Plenty. Read More ...
Elijah Brown

How Some Microfinance Firms Bilk Poor Clients | Hugh Sinclair, Microfinance, Payday Lending
How Some Microfinance Firms Bilk Poor Clients
By: Hugh Sinclair
While we crack down on predatory payday lenders for giving risky loans with high interest rates to folks who can't afford them, the same practice occurs in some quarters of the microfinance industry. Read More ...
Hugh Sinclair

3 Observations in the Medical Missionary Debate | Thomas Kidd, Medical Missions
3 Observations in the Medical Missionary Debate
By: Thomas Kidd
With the Ebola crisis flaring up in the news, the overseas work of medical missionaries has come under increasing scrutiny. Are these negative comments from certain observers valid? Read More ...
Thomas Kidd

Profiles in Goodwill: David Kerrigan | David Kerrigan, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: David Kerrigan
By: EthicsDaily Staff
David Kerrigan, general director of BMS World Mission, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. He grew up a few miles from the birthplace of one of history's most famous playwrights. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff