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Nigerian Baptist: World Ignores Terrorist Massacres Here | Paul Hobson, Baptists, Nigeria, Religious Persecution, Boko Haram, Nigerian Baptist Convention
Nigerian Baptist: World Ignores Terrorist Massacres Here
By: Paul Hobson
Boko Haram, a jihadist group seeking to establish Sharia law in Nigeria, carried out a massacre in the west African nation's northeastern region. And a Baptist leader there says the world merely watches.  Read More ...
Paul Hobson

Obama Attempts to Turn Page to "Better Politics" | Brian Kaylor, State of the Union
Obama Attempts to Turn Page to "Better Politics"
By: Brian Kaylor
Religion only seeped in occasionally to President Obama's State of the Union address before a GOP-majority Congress, but important moral and ethical issues dominated the night's discussions. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Faith Leaders to Make Poverty, Hunger a 2016 Election Focus | EthicsDaily Staff, Poverty, Hunger
Faith Leaders to Make Poverty, Hunger a 2016 Election Focus
By: EthicsDaily Staff
An alliance of Christian ministers is urging 2016 presidential hopefuls to call attention to hunger and poverty in their campaigns and present their views on video. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Global Leaders Reflect on Issues Facing the Church | EthicsDaily Staff, BMS World Mission
Global Leaders Reflect on Issues Facing the Church
By: EthicsDaily Staff
"What is the biggest issue facing the church?" That's the question put to Christian leaders in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Here are their answers. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Cuban Baptists Praise Shift in U.S.-Cuba Relations | Brian Kaylor, Baptists, Cuba
Cuban Baptists Praise Shift in U.S.-Cuba Relations
By: Brian Kaylor
Leaders of a Cuban Baptist group praised the news that the U.S. and Cuban leaders have announced a historic shift in relations between the two nations after a strained 50-year relationship. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Vatican Calls for Day of Prayer, Reflection on Human Trafficking | EthicsDaily Staff, Human Trafficking
Vatican Calls for Day of Prayer, Reflection on Human Trafficking
By: EthicsDaily Staff
The Vatican has called global Christians to make Feb. 8 an international day for prayer and reflection on human trafficking. Other supporters include Anglican, Jewish and Muslim leaders. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

A Good New Year's Resolution: Bible Study | Bible Study, EthicsDaily Staff
A Good New Year's Resolution: Bible Study
By: EthicsDaily Staff
The new year finds many of us making resolutions about what we will do and how we will be different and better in the coming year. Start off the new year well with one of EthicsDaily.com's 17 Bible studies. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Beloved Baptist Leader Carolyn Crumpler Dies | EthicsDaily Staff, Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler, Baptists, Southern Baptist Convention, WMU, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Global Women, Baptist World Alliance
Beloved Baptist Leader Carolyn Crumpler Dies
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Beloved Baptist leader Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler died on Jan. 2. Always loyal to her institution and a tireless advocate for missions, she challenged Southern Baptists to engage social issues. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Profiles Highlight EthicsDaily.com's Diverse, Global Reach | EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles Highlight EthicsDaily.com's Diverse, Global Reach
By: EthicsDaily Staff
With nearly 80 Profiles in Goodwill published on EthicsDaily.com, contributors came from diverse denominational and geographic backgrounds. Among favorite verses, one passage was cited four times. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

2014's Most Popular Bible Verses Came from 7 Books | EthicsDaily Staff, YouVersion, Bible Reading
2014's Most Popular Bible Verses Came from 7 Books
By: EthicsDaily Staff
The 10 most popular Bible verses in 2014 were from seven of the 66 biblical texts, a Christianity Today report said. And the most popular verse was in the Book of Romans. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Charitable Giving Skyrockets in December | EthicsDaily Staff, Charitable Giving
Charitable Giving Skyrockets in December
By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than 33 percent of all charitable giving takes place in the last three months of the year, according to a Blackbaud.com report, with 17 percent coming in December. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Ebola Exaggerations Called Political "Lie of the Year" | Brian Kaylor, Ebola Virus, PolitiFact, Lie of the Year
Ebola Exaggerations Called Political "Lie of the Year"
By: Brian Kaylor
Ebola exaggerations by media outlets and politicians were named the "Lie of the Year" by PolitiFact.com, an independent political fact-checking organization and Pulitzer Prize-winning nonpartisan site. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Skype Interview: Grace Ji-Sun Kim on Climate Change and Human Rights | EthicsDaily Staff, Skype, Grace Ji Sun Kim, Climate Change, Environment, Creation, Human Rights
Skype Interview: Grace Ji-Sun Kim on Climate Change and Human Rights
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Those who suffer most from climate change are the vulnerable, the poor and poorer nations, says Grace Ji-Sun Kim in a new EthicsDaily.com Skype interview. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Refugees Risk Perilous Sea Voyages for Better Lives | Chris Hall, BMS World Mission, Refugees
Refugees Risk Perilous Sea Voyages for Better Lives
By: Chris Hall
More than 100,000 refugees journeyed across the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy in the last year. BMS World Mission's Ann McFarlane helps many of them after their perilous boat trips. Read More ...
Chris Hall

Baptists' Differing Views on Senate Torture Report | Brian Kaylor, Baptists, Torture, CIA
Baptists' Differing Views on Senate Torture Report
By: Brian Kaylor
Baptist leaders offered a variety of responses to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's long-awaited report on the U.S. use of torture during the George W. Bush administration. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Christians Offer Differing Responses to Obama's Immigration Action | Brian Kaylor, Barack Obama, Immigration, Gospel Without Borders
Christians Offer Differing Responses to Obama's Immigration Action
By: Brian Kaylor
Many Christian leaders praised President Obama's executive order to deal with the immigration crisis, while others – including key Southern Baptist leaders – joined GOP leaders in attacking Obama's action. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

EthicsDaily.com Documentaries Air on Expanded TV Network | EthicsDaily Staff, Soul of the South Network, Beneath the Skin, Gospel Without Borders, Through the Door, Prison Ministry, Racism, Immigration, EthicsDaily TV
EthicsDaily.com Documentaries Air on Expanded TV Network
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Three EthicsDaily.com documentaries on prisons, racism and immigration are coming back for an encore on an expanding network focused on African Americans. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

EthicsDaily.com Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement to "Get Out the Give" | EthicsDaily Staff, Giving Tuesday
EthicsDaily.com Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement to "Get Out the Give"
By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com has joined the #GivingTuesday movement, which harnesses the power of social media to create a national moment dedicated to giving. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Arkansas Faith Leaders: Remember Prisoners, Engage in Prison Ministry | EthicsDaily Staff, Prison Ministry, Interfaith Arkansas
Arkansas Faith Leaders: Remember Prisoners, Engage in Prison Ministry
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Arkansas' Catholic, Lutheran and Episcopal bishops and others are calling people of faith across the state to remember an often-overlooked group: prisoners. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Midterm Morality with Minimum Wage, Marijuana and Muslims | Brian Kaylor, Minimum Wage, Muslims, Ballot Initiatives
Midterm Morality with Minimum Wage, Marijuana and Muslims
By: Brian Kaylor
Voters across the country sounded off on key ballot initiatives with moral implications, while Republicans gained control of the U.S. Senate for the first time in eight years. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Volf: Why Memory is Crucial for True Reconciliation | Jonathan Langley, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Memory, Reconciliation, Forgiveness
Volf: Why Memory is Crucial for True Reconciliation
By: Jonathan Langley
Remembering rightly the wrongs we have committed or the wrongs committed against us is essential if we are to be reconciled at all. If we forget atrocities, we invite more evil in the future. Read More ...
Jonathan Langley

Faith and Prisons Documentary to Be Screened at Texas Baptists' Annual Meeting | EthicsDaily Staff, Through the Door, Prison Reform, Prison Ministry, Texas Baptists
Faith and Prisons Documentary to Be Screened at Texas Baptists' Annual Meeting
By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com's faith and prisons documentary, will be screened on Nov. 17 during the Baptist General Convention of Texas' annual meeting. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Awe-Inspiring Science Can Convict Us to Save Our World | Jonathan Langley, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Creation Care, Environment, Climate Change
Awe-Inspiring Science Can Convict Us to Save Our World
By: Jonathan Langley
Science can give us a sense of wonder and a conviction that something must be done to save our world, Sir John Houghton told listeners at Catalyst Live in England. Read More ...
Jonathan Langley

Baptists Respond to Asia and Pacific Disasters | BWA Staff, Baptists, Relief Aid
Baptists Respond to Asia and Pacific Disasters
Washington, DC (BWA) --Baptist World Aid (BWAid), the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), is coordinating relief efforts to the Philippines and Indonesia after these countries were badly affected by a typhoon and earthquakes, respectively. Read More ...
BWA Staff