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Some Christians suggest that the biblical teaching that humans have dominion over the earth grants them a license to exploit the planet. The biblical themes in the Bible, however, encourage stewardship. Here are 9 of them. […] Read More

Theologian and pastor Walter Rauschenbusch affirmed a deep relationship between his Christian faith and ordinary daily work, writing a book of prayers addressing the struggle of ordinary workers. Those prayers still resonate today. […] Read More

Our society no longer values facts. Holding an opinion in defiance of the tools of logic is our new norm. And many Christians, who claim to hold to Absolute Truth, are first to ignore mounting evidence and its logical conclusions. […] Read More

In our pluralistic democracy, religious leaders have a moral responsibility to address injustices they see in society and a civic responsibility to work to secure justice. […] Read More

In America’s current immigration environment, how do we see the strangers around us? The ones who don’t look or act like us. We need a spiritual awakening about the “strangers” in our midst. Jesus demands a better America. […] Read More

The lines between patriotism and nationalism, between faith and civil religion, are exceedingly fine. Some will try to blur the lines and cross over to swaggering nationalism, but faithful patriots must guard the line with care. […] Read More

Jesus was a refugee. He and his family knew what it meant to have your life uprooted overnight, to live in a terrifying land where your security is anything but sure and to lose your sense of place. It’s no different today. […] Read More

The more we learn about outdoor air pollution’s effects on human health, the more we should be motivated to protect our loved ones and others from this threat. Consider these steps to protect yourself and your family. […] Read More

With certain state Baptist conventions rushing to exclude people, gay church members are forced to live a lie about their sexual orientation in order for the church to accept them. Others just walk away. There’s no safe harbor. […] Read More

One opposed slavery and became an advocate for peace, another an advocate for clean and healthy living for all women, and the third wanted a time for reflection and gratitude for what moms should be. And they’re all Mother’s Day heroes. […] Read More