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Resting in Deeper Roots of Hope in Our Troubled Times

By Colin Harris | August 20, 2019

Daily reminders of the breakdown of community and its many causes leave little encouragement for a reconciliation of opposing commitments and a refocusing on a common good. There is hope, but it may be different than what we think.

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Starlette Thomas, interim pastor of Village Baptist Church in Bowie, Maryland, and minister to empower congregations at the D.C. Baptist Convention, is interviewed by EthicsDaily.com executive director Mitch Randall about what it really means to be "woke."

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What’s Behind Baptist Press’ ‘Lack of Objectivity’?

By Robert Parham | August 29, 2000

Behind Baptist Press’ disregard for truthfulness and fairness is the journalistic approach of Marvin Olasky, editor of World magazine. A professor of journalism at the University of Texas, Olasky is best known as the architect of George W. Bush’s catchphrase “compassionate conservatism.” Bush and Olasky first met when Bush was running for governor in 1993. […]

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Married With Checking

By Sarah Griffith | August 29, 2000

Women are becoming increasingly involved in financial decisions for their households, according to a recent article. “The female half, once limited to such weighty matters as grocery spending, is now an equal partner in long-term financial decisions such as mortgages, investments, and estate planning,” wrote Joan Raymond, in the July issue of American Demographics. Women […]

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Choice

By Cliff Vaughn | August 21, 2000

The proliferation of choice was the focus of the August-September issue of Civilization, the magazine of the Library of Congress. Former Department of Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich asked, “Can there be such a thing as too much choice?” Articles by Reich, Nelson W. Aldrich Jr. and Martha Minow questioned the proliferation of choice and […]

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Lieberman and the Sabbath: A Quaint Commandment?

By Bob SetzerJr. | August 15, 2000

We live in a day when many want to post the Ten Commandments. Now, the prospect of a candidate taking the Fourth Commandment seriously, wanting to “remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy” (Ex 20:8), has pundits questioning his commitment to the national interest. So far, the pressing question among the “talking heads” seems […]

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A Bad Sign

By Karen Zurheide | August 15, 2000

Yes, the pastor is a vital part of the church as preacher, teacher, leader, guide, counselor and representative. In some traditions and some congregations, he or she is more dominant than in others. Not caught by architecture awesome or awful, not by landscaping lovely or lacking, not by a provocative sermon title or an impressive […]

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