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Ever heard of a development event for a Baptist organization that featured the testimonies of a Catholic bishop and a president of a Methodist foundation? Not likely. Yet one actually took place on Oct. 1 in Little Rock, Ark. The very day that the United States government shutdown, the doors of the Christian church opened […] Read More

Vernon Pittman witnessed grandfathers, fathers and sons go to prison during his three decades as a Texas correctional officer. Having retired as a prison warden, Pittman has set up a scholarship foundation for the offspring of inmates. “I started a scholarship foundation that offers college scholarships to the children and grandchildren of offenders as well […] Read More

Pinterest is one of the latest iterations of social media innovation. Since going live in March 2010, the popularity of this graphics-based, virtual bulletin board has quickly grown – evidenced by its appearance on Time magazine’s “50 best websites” list in August 2011. Additionally, a recent Pew study revealed that 15 percent of Internet users […] Read More

Editor’s Note: This is the third of a three-part series about using social media platforms to help EthicsDaily.com reach more people in our mission to challenge people of faith to advance the common good. The previous columns can be found here and here. While social media is an increasingly important means of disseminating information, the […] Read More

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a three-part series about using social media platforms to help EthicsDaily.com reach more people in our mission to challenge people of faith to advance the common good. Part one can be found here. Twitter was created in 2006 and currently has more than 500 million members. According to […] Read More

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a three-part series about using social media platforms to help EthicsDaily.com reach more people in our mission to challenge people of faith to advance the common good. With the advent of social media, advertising and promoting organizations, movements and causes became cheaper and easier, but not less complicated. […] Read More

Hope Plus Five

Hope is at the heart of EthicsDaily.com and its parent company, the Baptist Center for Ethics (BCE). BCE was started in the late summer of 1991 in hope – hope in the impossible possibility that we could make a moral difference as goodwill Baptists in a collapsing Baptist landscape, hope that we could frame issues […] Read More

After 21 years of heading up the Baptist Center for Ethics (BCE) and a dozen years of EthicsDaily.com, I’ve learned a lot about faith in the public square. Here’s a short list. First, it takes a long time to say hello to Baptists and a lot of time to tell others that we’re not that […] Read More

EthicsDaily.com has launched a mobile version of its website, making it easier for readers on the go to access content. With mobile platforms accounting for more and more media consumption, a mobile site was past due for EthicsDaily.com, which launched in 2002 and was redeployed afresh in 2009. EthicsDaily.com is a division of the Nashville-based […] Read More

Faith and taxes – a forbidden topic in many houses of faith – was the focus on the Baptist Center for Ethics’ annual luncheon during the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s 2012 General Assembly. Held in Fort Worth, Texas, the luncheon was sponsored by BCE and the Christian Life Commission (CLC) of the Baptist General Convention of […] Read More