By: Daniel Carro Baptists, as well as other Christians, need of an organization to remind us daily about our true commitments. The Baptist Center for Ethics is that organization. And that's why I support them with my gifts.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Many missionaries and their agencies fall into the trap of paternalism, creating a sense of dependency in the people of less-developed regions. Here are six ways to avoid this pitfall.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Daniel Carro, professor of divinity at the John Leland Center for Theological Studies in Arlington, Virginia, is a board member of the Baptist Center for Ethics. Find out more about him here.
While Baptists have a rich 400-year history, it's important to reflect on our future – as individuals and as communities. To paraphrase Yogi Berra, if we don't know where we're going, we might not get there.
Money is scarce, prices are soaring and unemployment reigns in this global financial crisis. It’s a time to scale back to the essentials, but Jesus reminds us that life’s essentials are more than food and clothing.
Baptists of North America recently participated of a true Baptist gathering called "Celebration of a New Baptist Covenant." Judging by the name the organizers chose, they seem to believe at least two things about Baptists in North America: We Baptists need something new, and we Baptists are a covenant people.
Nobody should think--lawmakers included--that illegal aliens are in their situation by choice. Given the option, most if not all would welcome the possibility of becoming a law-abiding citizen of this country.
Monday evening, when I entered my class of "Who is Jesus" at the Leland Center, I could not anticipate I would not be able to deliver my prepared notes. Students prevented it when they began to discuss among themselves the nuances and implications of illegal immigration in this country.