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The First Crucial Step to Make Ethical Judgments
The First Crucial Step to Make Ethical Judgments

By: Neville Callam
If you're going to make an ethical judgment on a situation, you must first be certain you have a reasonable grasp of the facts. Defensible judgments require a conscientious effort to secure the facts.

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Why Christians Should Show Hospitality to Strangers
Why Christians Should Show Hospitality to Strangers

By: Neville Callam
The Bible shows Christians the right attitude toward the stranger. Hospitality to strangers links us both with God and with others. It is a wonderful way of experiencing the presence of the Holy One.

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Why We Must Reclaim Baptist Interdependency
Why We Must Reclaim Baptist Interdependency

By: Neville Callam
Hardly can one identify a greater need of Baptists today than to rediscover Baptist interdependency - an interdependency that rejects cultural imperialism, paternalism and neo-colonialism.

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Protestants, Catholics Move Toward Closer Communion
Protestants, Catholics Move Toward Closer Communion

By: Neville Callam
As part of their commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Lutherans in Germany held a joint ecumenical remembrance with Catholics, making a serious commitment to visible unity.

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How We Can Make Truth Matter Again
How We Can Make Truth Matter Again

By: Neville Callam
In our post-factual society, where truth no longer matters and lies have equal footing, education can be a major instrument in the rebuilding of respect for truth and evidence.

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"Baptist Identity and the Ecumenical Future"

By: Neville Callam
Steve Harmon's new book, "Baptist Identity and the Ecumenical Future," calls for the kind of receptive ecumenism without which the church can hardly be fully the church.

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Harvest Thanksgiving: Celebrating Creation Together
Harvest Thanksgiving: Celebrating Creation Together

By: Neville Callam
Once a staple of corporate worship life, Harvest Thanksgiving was a time when life in agrarian communities was adorned by rich annual celebrations of the providential care of the God of nature.

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How You Can Relate Scripture to Changing Culture
How You Can Relate Scripture to Changing Culture

By: Neville Callam
As we seek to relate the teaching of Scripture to the vexed issues of contemporary life, we should not fail to recognize the complexity of the process by which we can hear the voice of God.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Neville Callam
Profiles in Goodwill: Neville Callam

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Neville Callam, general secretary and chief executive officer of the Baptist World Alliance, which meets this month in South Africa, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com.

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African Diaspora's Descendants Returned to Evangelize
African Diaspora's Descendants Returned to Evangelize

By: Neville Callam
Descendants of the African diaspora, including Jamaican Baptists and members of other denominations, played a significant role in returning to their homeland to spread the Gospel.

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How African Baptists Have Committed to Evangelism
How African Baptists Have Committed to Evangelism

By: Neville Callam
When Baptists from around the world gather is South Africa in July for the Baptist World Congress, they'll find a continent of Baptists already spreading the Good News among fellow Africans and beyond their shores.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Neville Callam
Profiles in Goodwill: Neville Callam
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Neville Callam, general secretary and chief executive officer of the Baptist World Alliance, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. He's perfectly content to spend a few hours in a great theological library.
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Cultivating Selflessness in Worship in Global Gatherings
Cultivating Selflessness in Worship in Global Gatherings
By: Neville Callam
When Baptist World Alliance members gather for their annual meeting, not everyone speaks English. The BWA ensures that non-English speakers don't feel like second-class participants.
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Monastic Living, Even Briefly, Can Be Truly Enriching
Monastic Living, Even Briefly, Can Be Truly Enriching
By: Neville Callam
Most of us keep quite busy in our fast-paced society. However, if you have the opportunity to experience the life of diverse monastic communities, you will find it a profoundly enriching experience.
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BWA Leader: Baptists Should Take Strong Stance Against Racism
BWA Leader: Baptists Should Take Strong Stance Against Racism
Churches have a responsibility to oppose racism that still persists, even in the church. Churches that refuse to do so are guilty of a major failing, a Baptist leader said.
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Two Dangers of Culture of Excessive Flattery
Two Dangers of Culture of Excessive Flattery
Some organizations have developed a culture of flattery, where it's tempting to engage in lying as a way of life. Rejecting that vain culture will keep your integrity intact.
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When Tragedy Strikes: Help; Don't Question
When Tragedy Strikes: Help; Don't Question
Why is there so much pain in the world when there is an omnipotent God? Many struggle with this question when they reflect on Haiti. Let's not allow our questions to deter our help. (Photo: U.S. Air Force)
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A Perfect Fit: Aligning Justice, Peace and Creation
A Perfect Fit: Aligning Justice, Peace and Creation
The year 1990 is significant in the emergence of a Christian response to the environmental crisis. That's when the World Convocation on Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation issued the Seoul Declaration.
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BWA Leader Calls Free-Market System 'Flawed'
BWA Leader Calls Free-Market System 'Flawed'
The unfettered global economic system destroys the planet, sustains global poverty and undermines human life, the Baptist World Alliance president said.
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When God Steps In
Daniel Subba left school in Nepal determined to pursue the communist agenda. But God had other plans for him.
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October 'Hunger Month' for Baptist World Alliance
The Baptist World Alliance observes October as Hunger Month. Why is this necessary? Consider the statistics that appear on the Bread for the World Web site:
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October 'Hunger Month' for Baptist World Alliance
The Baptist World Alliance observes October as Hunger Month. Why is this necessary? Consider the statistics that appear on the Bread for the World Web site:
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