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4 Ways Mister Rogers Still Positively Impacts Kids, Adults

By Zach Dawes | December 10, 2019

With Fred Rogers’ life and work receiving renewed attention with the release of a documentary in 2018 and a major film this year, his understated approach reveals ways his message is still relevant today to both kids and adults.

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Glen Stassen (1936-2014), then professor of Christian ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary in California, talks about Baptists and the struggle for human rights.

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Pastor or Patriot?

By Jodi Mathews | October 17, 2001

As American patriotism swells, pastors face a new challenge of balancing God and country. “The role is difficult, demanding and thrust upon us,” said Heather Entrekin, senior pastor at ABC-affiliated Prairie Baptist Church, Prairie Village, Kan. “The pressure of patriotism tests our understanding of and commitment to the commandment to ‘have no other gods before […]

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Churches Experiment with Patriotism

By Staff | October 17, 2001

The American flag has replaced the cross as the most visible symbol in many churches across the country since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. At a Baptist church in Antioch, Tenn., the United States flag is wound around the cross, overlooking the highway. Inside Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, church leaders unfurled a 50-foot […]

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Halloween Costumes Reflecting American Pride

By Cliff Vaughn | October 17, 2001

Spooks and goblins will roam the streets on Halloween, but so will patriots. The Sept. 11 attacks on New York and Washington changed more than the country’s mood. They changed Halloween retail. Politicians are out, patriots are in. Masks of politicians like Nixon, Reagan, Gingrich, Gore, Clinton and Bush have always been popular. Not this […]

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Jihad vs. McWorld

By Robert Parham | October 16, 2001

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the May/June 1996 issue of Ethics Report. We offer it today as another way to think about the events unfolding from Sept. 11. Benjamin Barber’s book, Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World, is available in bookstores. Our world is breaking into warring tribes […]

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Ancient Flood Makes Headlines, Raises Questions

By Staff | October 16, 2001

Recent archaeological evidence of an ancient catastrophic flood in the Black Sea region has sparked headlines about the truth of the Genesis account of Noah. “Did Noah’s Flood Really Happen?” read an Oct. 16 headline. And a New York Times headline read, “Scholars Find Further Signs of Big Flood Evoking Noah.” “Archeologists have found […]

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