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Illumination Refraction: Bending Light Toward Good
Illumination Refraction: Bending Light Toward Good

By: Mitch Randall
Many informative articles have been written about the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's Illumination Project. Let's refract those thoughts in a way that honors conscience, seeks justice, respects diversity and bends toward good.

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You Don't Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right
You Don't Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right

By: Mitch Randall
Our win-at-all-costs culture believes opponents must be humiliated and destroyed, but we must choose a different path. While engaging sensitive issues, let us be faithful to conscience and gracious to others.

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Concerns Within the Divided Union
Concerns Within the Divided Union

By: Mitch Randall
Communication and compromise offer the promise of a more hopeful path forward, but we need to lean into that future with open eyes, minds, hearts, ears and arms. Here are 5 concerns.

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Hope Within a Divided Union
Hope Within a Divided Union

By: Mitch Randall
The United States is a divided union, with both sides using stereotypes to stir up fear and hatred. We must seek and embrace a new model and strategy, using conversation and compromise to forge a more perfect union.

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Forging a New Era for Cooperation
Forging a New Era for Cooperation

By: Mitch Randall
Cooperation may seem like a utopian dream in our fractured world, but moderate/progressive Baptist leaders are forging new ground to embrace a spirit of cooperation. Together, we can shine light into the darkness.

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Seeking Peace Within Family Divide: Israel and Palestine
Seeking Peace Within Family Divide: Israel and Palestine

By: Mitch Randall
While the divide between those supporting Israel and Palestine has grown over the years, a recent report reveals a glimmer of hope. Nearly half of U.S. adults believe a peaceful two-state solution is possible.

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Bipartisan Solution Needed to Keep the 'Dreamers' Alive
Bipartisan Solution Needed to Keep the 'Dreamers' Alive

By: Mitch Randall
Without intervention, 800,000 immigrants are subject to possible deportation, even though a majority of U.S. citizens think they should remain. Protecting them from deportation should be a bipartisan policy.

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As Dow Soars, Down-and-Out Are Left in the Dust
As Dow Soars, Down-and-Out Are Left in the Dust

By: Mitch Randall
While the U.S. stock market continues to soar upward, the down-and-out struggle more than ever before. Christians must advocate for a society that does not forget the poor and does not let the wealth gap widen.

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6 Suggestions to Help You Engage in Social Justice
6 Suggestions to Help You Engage in Social Justice

By: Mitch Randall
Christians are waking up to the realization that the cosmic powers of darkness are working against the very people Jesus came to liberate and empower. These 6 practices will help you stand firm.

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BCE's Roadmap for 2018: Inform, Inspire, Empower
BCE's Roadmap for 2018: Inform, Inspire, Empower

By: Mitch Randall
As the world seems to grow darker from hatred, bigotry, war, violence, disease and more, BCE and EthicsDaily.com seek to offer an ember of truth. Join us in 2018 as we inform, inspire and empower.

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The 'Moore Effect' Will Damage Credibility of Gospel
The 'Moore Effect' Will Damage Credibility of Gospel

By: Mitch Randall
U.S. Christianity is quickly declining. Hypocritical actions by evangelicals in the pursuit of political victories and power are contributing to this decline. It's the "Moore Effect."

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Why We Need Advent This Year!
Why We Need Advent This Year!

By: Mitch Randall
This year brought numerous moments when the darkness of this world seemed to overcome the light of hope. While the darkness had its moments, it's a reminder we need Advent more now than ever before.

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Insensitive Words and Image Mar Navajo Recognition
Insensitive Words and Image Mar Navajo Recognition

By: Mitch Randall
President Trump attempted to honor Navajo Code Talkers in the Oval Office. His intent was commendable, but his language and the image on the wall behind him sent a very different message.

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Theological Malpractice Stands Culpable in Sexual Abuse
Theological Malpractice Stands Culpable in Sexual Abuse

By: Mitch Randall
Wrong church teachings have contributed in creating the environment in which sexual abuse prevails under the cover of a culturally perverse mindset empowered by theological malpractice. They must be called out.

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#EthicsDailyLocal Encourages Support of Justice Initiatives
#EthicsDailyLocal Encourages Support of Justice Initiatives

By: Mitch Randall
The Baptist Center for Ethics and EthicsDaily.com want to urge you to help your neighbor by supporting a local social agency in your community during this season of Thanksgiving. Here's how to do it.

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Join BCE As We Keep God's Light at Forefront of Our Work
Join BCE As We Keep God's Light at Forefront of Our Work

By: R. Mitch Randall
For 25-plus years, the Baptist Center for Ethics has informed Baptists about ethical and social justice issues. As this new era begins, we will continue to be a leading prophetic voice to Baptists and other people of faith.

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R. Mitch Randall Named Baptist Center for Ethics Exec Director
R. Mitch Randall Named Baptist Center for Ethics Exec Director

By: EthicsDaily Staff
R. Mitch Randall will become the Baptist Center for Ethics' new executive director, the BCE's board of directors announced. He will begin his tenure Jan. 1, 2018.

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R. Mitch Randall Named Baptist Center for Ethics Exec Director
R. Mitch Randall Named Baptist Center for Ethics Exec Director

By: EthicsDaily Staff
R. Mitch Randall will become the Baptist Center for Ethics' new executive director, the BCE's board of directors announced. He will begin his tenure Jan. 1, 2018.

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Baptist Church Plays Role in Curbing Malaria in Ghana
Baptist Church Plays Role in Curbing Malaria in Ghana

By: Mitch Randall
Malaria was eradicated in the U.S. in the early 1950s, but the disease still kills 438,000 people globally each year. These deaths can be prevented, and one Baptist church in Oklahoma is doing its part.

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Understanding The Sacredness of Standing Rock
Understanding The Sacredness of Standing Rock

By: Mitch Randall
The reason the events at Standing Rock are so important is not because a tribe stood up to a large oil corporation, but that they stood up for life. They stood up for God's creation.

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Many Christians Obsessed with Keeping Up Appearances
Many Christians Obsessed with Keeping Up Appearances

By: Mitch Randall
The techniques of a capitalistic marketplace have penetrated the church and are instilled in many Christians' everyday lives. In our efforts to keep up appearances, we're lying to ourselves and to God.

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How Has Society Grown Up After 9/11?
How Has Society Grown Up After 9/11?

By: Mitch Randall
After 15 years, you would assume our society has grown up regarding the relationship between Christians and Muslims. At times, the opposite seems true. We must set aside our ignorance and biases.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Mitch Randall
Profiles in Goodwill: Mitch Randall

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Mitch Randall, pastor of NorthHaven Baptist Church in Oklahoma, is an EthicsDaily.com columnist. He's featured in "Different Books, Common Word: Baptists and Muslims," an EthicsDaily.com documentary.

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Why You Need to Listen to Others' Perspectives
Why You Need to Listen to Others' Perspectives
By: Mitch Randall
We would be wise to listen to others before we jump to conclusions about them. If we do, we can be more understanding and empathetic to others' circumstances and spew far less venom.
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Can Our Sports Culture Become Slow to Anger?
Can Our Sports Culture Become Slow to Anger?
By: Mitch Randall
Sporting events used to be social affairs. However, sports industries, encouraged by fans, seem to urge athletes to be more confrontational and more aggressive. The more violent, the more we'll tune in.
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As Climate Changes, We Must Seek Ecological Justice
As Climate Changes, We Must Seek Ecological Justice
We are called to be stewards of this world, but that doesn't mean we can pillage it to satisfy our desires. As the climate changes, it's time we seek ecological justice.
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 Baylor's Bewildering Choice for New President
Baylor's Bewildering Choice for New President
Baylor University announced that its board of regents unanimously elected Kenneth Starr as the school's next president. Is a politically polarizing figure the best choice to lead a Baptist university?
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Supporting Haiti in Aftermath of Earthquake
Supporting Haiti in Aftermath of Earthquake
Haiti, one of the most impoverished countries in the world, was rocked by a magnitude-7 earthquake, on Jan. 12. The time to live out the words of Jesus has come upon us again. Will we respond?
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