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Genocide may be a universally recognized term today, but it wasn’t coined until the 1940s. Since that time, we’ve had many proclamations and conventions but little concrete action. […] Read More

Because the church has not addressed sex in an honest and healthy way, sex has become the subject of condemnation or a tool to bring about division. The church needs to develop and promote a new sexual ethic. […] Read More

Local church pastors wish their congregations were aware of certain realities, but they are concerned that being too transparent could threaten their jobs. We present three more of those unspoken realities. […] Read More

Presented with eight evangelism approaches, only around half of U.S. practicing Christians are “completely comfortable” with various expressions of evangelism, a survey found. […] Read More

Julie Long is associate director at Baptist Women in Ministry. […] Read More

Transparency can be vocationally dangerous. Pastors can’t always speak candidly to their church members but they would like you to know some key truths. Today, we examine three of them. […] Read More

More than 150,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2017 were related to alcohol, drugs and suicide, a study found. Total deaths attributable to these three factors have more than doubled since 1999. […] Read More

Each day brings another account of sexual assault. This Lent, may we be burdened with the work we have left undone – the work that allows space for sexual abuse to thrive in our churches, in our businesses and in our culture. […] Read More

From 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to Sir David Attenborough, people are calling for action on climate change. As Christians, we must join our voices with theirs to care for the planet and protect the vulnerable who are in harm’s way. […] Read More

Victims of trafficking often end up with criminal records resulting from forced actions during enslavement, making it hard to rebuild their lives after being freed. The laws of most states don’t provide adequate relief. […] Read More