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Christians, as well as all others, must recognize they have something new to learn about God and the meaning and role of religion from traditions other than their own. Interreligious encounter must become an imperative. […] Read More

Most conservative evangelicals who exhibit unwavering support for President Trump refuse to acknowledge his flaws. If they truly loved him, however, they would be honest in their critique of him. […] Read More

In our era of deep political divide, it’s extremely hard for church members to have civil dialogue about moral issues that have become politicized. Here’s how your church can learn to talk to each other and discern God’s leading. […] Read More

The church is at their best when we dialogue with respect, humility and love. That’s why EthicsDaily is a safe place for difficult and critical conversations while encouraging sojourners who disagree to be contributing columnists. […] Read More

Face-to-face encounters possess great potential for good or evil. Some like to stir the pot of public discourse; others seek greater understanding and fruitful dialogue. Christians should avoid the former and model the latter. […] Read More

Baptists should be among the leaders who are creating and developing healthy environments for productive conversations concerning the inclusion of LGBTQ Christians in the church. […] Read More

The church has entered an era when difficult conversations are more important than ever. In our polarized society, it’s vital for the church to come together for dialogue, listen to each other and seek the middle ground. […] Read More

Do you have the courage to show up to hard conversations? It’s no secret that courage is in high demand in these times we’re living in. In our polarized-everything culture right now, it’s so easy to unfollow our social media “friends” who don’t believe as we do. It’s easy to worship, work and play only […] Read More

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield coined the phrase, “You don’t have to be wrong for me to be right,” in his masterful book on radical inclusion. In Western culture, we have decided that the only way to solve complicated issues is through rigorous debate in which there are clear winners and losers. This dichotomy has deepened in […] Read More

What would it mean for Christians to make listening a cornerstone of Christian-Muslim relations? David Vishanoff calls this “sacrificial listening.” Vishanoff is a professor of religious studies at the University of Oklahoma. He grew up in France, where his parents were Christian missionaries, and he attended Gordon College in Massachusetts. In an 18-minute talk (timestamp […] Read More