By: Jon Kuhrt We can't disconnect violent extremism from its religious roots, whether that's Islam or Christianity. Religion provides resources for oppressors and those fighting for peace and liberation. We must judge them by their actions.
By: Jon Kuhrt When interacting with people who beg, Christians are often seen as soft touches. While we should help people in need and be as human and kind as possible, Christians need to stop being doormats.
By: Jon Kuhrt How can Christians share their faith in relevant ways that do not make people squirm with embarrassment? One way is through a commitment to social justice, such as support for living wages.
By: Jon Kuhrt As austerity measures kick in, clashes between the British government and churches will increase. Government wants Christians to pull drowning people out of the river. It doesn't want them to ask who's pushing them in.
By: Jon Kuhrt Millions who signed up to Ashley Madison, an online affair website, had their personal information hacked and made public. Rather than judgment, we should be saddened by all the grief being unleashed.
By: Jon Kuhrt Homelessness brings together a whole range of social issues - the political issues of material poverty, the moral issues of families and relationships and the personal issues relating to a person's inner identity.
By: Jon Kuhrt Children learn many positive lessons from team sports, but two studies find children are turned off from participating when their parents behave badly at games or put on too much pressure to win.
By: Jon Kuhrt The church exists for two reasons, says Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. The first reason is to worship God in Jesus Christ. The second is to make disciples. Everything else is decoration.
By: Jon Kuhrt History shows us that religion often leads to violence, no matter how much we might want to deny it. And however twisted and warped, it is theology that has helped form the worldview of these killers.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Jon Kuhrt, executive director of Social Work at West London Mission, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. He grew up in South London and his favorite biblical book is Acts.
By: Jon Kuhrt Christians don't have a monopoly on making a difference to those in need, but even the most hard-bitten critics of Christianity have to admit that the church makes a massive contribution in combating poverty.
By: Jon Kuhrt Having key roles in Britain's national events is seductive, but it is in forsaking them that the Church of England will find greater integrity. Until it does, it can never fully speak truth to power.
By: Jon Kuhrt "12 Years a Slave" is a brilliant yet relentlessly traumatic film that shares a disturbing and epic tale of the way one man survives the kind of injustice that God hates. (Photo: Fox Searchlight)