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Statement from the Baptist Center for Ethics board of directors, March 20, 2017: The Baptist Center for Ethics board of directors is grateful for the 26 years Robert Parham invested in providing positive, proactive and practical ethics resources to local churches in the U.S. and around the world through our organization. Robert’s life and witness […] Read More

Sandra Wisdom-Martin is executive director / treasurer of the national Woman’s Missionary Union. 1. Where did you grow up? Southern Illinois. 2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why? Galatians 6:9. When my energy is depleted and I’m close to surrender, this verse strengthens my resolve to keep doing what […] Read More

Robert Parham, founder and executive director of Baptist Center for Ethics, died March 5 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after a prolonged illness. Funeral services will be held at noon today (March 13) at First Baptist Church in Nashville. Friends and colleagues have shared their reflections on Parham’s life, work, legacy and friendship: […] Read More

Female representation in religious occupations is a story of contrasts – a consistent minority in clergy positions but a consistent majority in other religious roles. Females made up around 47 percent of the U.S. workforce in 2016 and more than half (56.8 percent) of all U.S. women worked outside the home, according to the U.S. […] Read More

Undocumented immigrants coming to the U.S are often both aided and exploited by “coyotes” – the most widely used term for those who smuggle undocumented immigrants across the U.S.-Mexico border. Broadly, this term “refer[s] to a person who is employed by someone else to help her/him evade or fulfill, by illicit means, some legal-bureaucratic requirement […] Read More

Edward Dima is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Kajo-Keji in South Sudan, president of the Baptist Convention of South Sudan, principal of North East Africa Theological Seminary South Sudan, chairman of the evangelical churches in Kajo-Keji and a church planter for the Kajo-Keji Baptist Region. 1. Where did you grow up? A small […] Read More

The average age of U.S. pastors is trending upward, according to a new study released by Barna Group and Pepperdine University, moving from 44 years old in 1992 to 54 in 2017. Currently, 50 percent of all Protestant pastors in the U.S. are aged 56 or older – 33 percent (56 to 64) and 17 […] Read More

Robert Parham, founder and executive director of Baptist Center for Ethics, died Sunday evening, March 5 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after a prolonged illness. He was 63 and surrounded by his family. “More than anyone I have known, Robert was well-suited for and passionate about his specific job in life,” said Kevin […] Read More

We are sad to report that Robert Parham, founder and director of Baptist Center for Ethics, and its website, EthicsDaily.com, passed away this evening (Sunday, March 5). Please keep his wife, Betsy, his children, Elisa and Chris, and the entire Parham family in your thoughts and prayers. A full press release about Robert’s life will […] Read More

Yohanna Katanacho is the academic dean at Nazareth Evangelical College and professor of biblical studies at Bethlehem Bible College. 1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the Old City of Jerusalem. 2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why? The Gospel of John. I love its theology […] Read More