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EthicsDaily.com: 2017 in Review, From Grief to Joy
EthicsDaily.com: 2017 in Review, From Grief to Joy

By: Zach Dawes
Grief marked the start of 2017 for the Baptist Center for Ethics and EthicsDaily.com as founder Robert Parham passed away but slowly turned to joy as we celebrated his legacy and chose a new executive director.

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Baptist Center for Ethics | Documentary Films

A summary of the documentary films produced by the Baptist Center for Ethics

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'The Disturbances' Documentary Now Available Online
'The Disturbances' Documentary Now Available Online

By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com's "The Disturbances," a previously untold story of how Christian missionaries and local pastors saved lives amid a 1966 tribal genocide in Nigeria, can now be streamed online via Vimeo On Demand.

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2 BCE / EthicsDaily.com Events at CBF Assembly
2 BCE / EthicsDaily.com Events at CBF Assembly

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com will hold two events on June 29 during the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's 2017 general assembly in Atlanta.

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Church Resource for Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month
Church Resource for Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A new series will appear on EthicsDaily.com in April 2017 aimed at further informing readers about genocide by focusing on a few manifestations since 1900: Bosnia, Darfur, Nigeria, Rwanda and the Holocaust.

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EthicsDaily.com's 2016 Baptists of the Year Honored
EthicsDaily.com's 2016 Baptists of the Year Honored

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Bill and Audrey Cowley, retired Southern Baptist missionaries, were honored as EthicsDaily.com's Baptists of the Year for 2016 at a recent dinner held in their honor.

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'The Disturbances' Must Reading for Pastors, Church Members
'The Disturbances' Must Reading for Pastors, Church Members

By: Nathan Finn
"The Disturbances" is an inspiring story and a sobering reminder that what happened in Nigeria in 1966 could happen again. However, the more these stories are told, the better able we are to prevent genocide.

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'The Disturbances'
'The Disturbances'

By: Wade Smith
"The Disturbances" offers one snapshot of the larger tribal conflict that would ultimately lead to the Biafran War in Nigeria from 1967-1970. Missionaries shared their stories of incredible courage and faith.

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What I Recall about 1966's Tribal Atrocities in Nigeria
What I Recall about 1966's Tribal Atrocities in Nigeria

By: Carolyn Wynstra
I was only 21 years old when I arrived in Nigeria for my first teaching assignment. I still remember the roar of the masses coming from downtown Jos when the killings and ransacking of homes began.

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Nigerian Christian Leaders Called for Day of Mourning; Islamic Leaders Condemn Attacks
Nigerian Christian Leaders Called for Day of Mourning; Islamic Leaders Condemn Attacks

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Following attacks killing hundreds of Nigerian Christians, the nation's Christian leaders called for prayer and Islamic leaders condemned the attacks.

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Bill and Audrey Cowley: EthicsDaily.com's 2016 Baptists of Year
Bill and Audrey Cowley: EthicsDaily.com's 2016 Baptists of Year

By: Robert Parham
Retired missionaries Bill and Audrey Cowley showed courage during a time of tribal genocide in Nigeria in 1966 and built one of Africa's transformative educational institutions. They are EthicsDaily.com's Baptists of the Year.

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EthicsDaily.com: 2016 in Review
EthicsDaily.com: 2016 in Review

By: EthicsDaily Staff
498 columns. 139 contributors. 125 news articles. These are a few snapshots of EthicsDaily.com's 2016 initiatives, providing a global perspective from goodwill people of faith on engaging pressing issues facing the world.

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Cowleys Cultivated Nigerian Talent at Baptist School
Cowleys Cultivated Nigerian Talent at Baptist School

By: Cliff Vaughn
Bill and Audrey Cowley not only saved lives during a tribal genocide in Nigeria in 1966, they also founded Baptist High School in 1961, which emerged as a pre-eminent educational institution and remains so to this day.

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Diverse Audience Views, Orders, Praises
Diverse Audience Views, Orders, Praises "The Disturbances"

By; EthicsDaily Staff
"The Disturbances" has been screened in a diverse group of churches and educational institutions since its September 2016 release. More screenings are planned for 2017.

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Looking Back at BCE / EthicsDaily.com's Busy 2016
Looking Back at BCE / EthicsDaily.com's Busy 2016

By: Zach Dawes
The Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com hit the ground running in 2016 and didn't slow down. As the year nears its close, we look forward to continuing our efforts to advance the common good in 2017.

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EthicsDaily.com Media Overview
EthicsDaily.com Media Overview

By: Cliff Vaughn
The creation of a documentary like "The Disturbances" requires travel, interviews, archival research, writing, meetings, scanning, editing, phone calls, e-mails, marketing, more travel. It also requires your support.

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'The Disturbances:' Inspiration to Face Evil with Gospel of Love
'The Disturbances:' Inspiration to Face Evil with Gospel of Love

By: Tara Hornbacker
Through stories of courage and survival in the face of monumental obstacles, "The Disturbances" explores the deep bonds between missionaries serving in Nigeria during a deeply troubled time.

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Fears that South Sudan Conflict 'Could Evolve into Genocide'
Fears that South Sudan Conflict 'Could Evolve into Genocide'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. State Department said South Sudan's ongoing conflict could become genocide in light of recent violence in the Equatoria region. A South Sudanese Baptist pastor said it's a 'dire situation of life and death.'

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Mosquitoes, Mustard Seeds Have Huge Transformative Impact, So Do Our Readers
Mosquitoes, Mustard Seeds Have Huge Transformative Impact, So Do Our Readers

By: Robert Parham
Little things, like the mosquito, make a big impact. And the support of you and other readers helps us advance the common good and equip churches.

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Report: Hunger, Poverty Down; 'Daunting Challenges' Remain
Report: Hunger, Poverty Down; 'Daunting Challenges' Remain

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Although hunger and poverty are being addressed more effectively than any other time in history, daunting challenges - including global conflict and climate change - pose significant barriers to eradicating them.

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Why Your Church Will Profit from Showing, Discussing 'The Disturbances'
Why Your Church Will Profit from Showing, Discussing 'The Disturbances'

By: Robert Parham
Seven reasons your church will profit from showing our new film on how missionaries saved lives in Nigeria in 1966 during a time of tribal genocide.

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'The Disturbances' Offers Important Lessons to Be Learned
'The Disturbances' Offers Important Lessons to Be Learned

By: Richard Mouw
While deeply disturbing, EthicsDaily.com's documentary provides an inspiring glimpse into the lives of missionary families who served the Lord under unimaginably difficult circumstances in Nigeria in 1966.

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Join in 500th Anniversary of Protestant Reformation in 2017
Join in 500th Anniversary of Protestant Reformation in 2017

By: Robert Parham
While Baptists have often been standoffish, one way to partner with other Christians would be for Baptists to participate in the global celebrations of the Protestant Reformation's 500th anniversary in 2017.

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"The Disturbances" Now Available as E-book

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The companion book to the feature-length documentary film, "The Disturbances," is now available as an e-book, featuring stories and more details that could not be included in the film due to time constraints.

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Plan for Nov. 9: Refocus Your Congregation from White House to Church House
Plan for Nov. 9: Refocus Your Congregation from White House to Church House

By: Robert Parham
Americans are unhappy with their presidential choices, and that gloom extends to churches. But remember this: Life is more than presidential politics.

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Preventing Genocide Will Benefit from Christian, Jewish Teamwork
Preventing Genocide Will Benefit from Christian, Jewish Teamwork

By: Robert Parham
Genocide is painfully frequent, but few churches address it. By collaborating with the Jewish community, Baptists and evangelicals may perhaps make progress preventing future genocides.

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Samford University to Host Two Events on New Documentary
Samford University to Host Two Events on New Documentary

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Samford University will host two events centered around a new film from EthicsDaily.com on the role of missionaries during genocide. Bill and Audrey Cowley, who are featured in the film, will attend both events.

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Nigeria's 1966 Genocide: Why Few Wanted to Hear About It
Nigeria's 1966 Genocide: Why Few Wanted to Hear About It

By: Cliff Vaughn
The genocide in Nigeria in 1966 escaped the radar of most North Americans. While few missionaries talked about what happened 50 years ago, many other folks seemingly didn't want to hear about it. Why?

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Premiere Screenings of 'The Disturbances'
Premiere Screenings of 'The Disturbances'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The premiere screening of the new EthicsDaily.com documentary, "The Disturbances," will be held at Christ Church Nashville on Sept. 8, followed by similar showings in San Antonio.

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Telling for the First Time Horrifying and Inspiring Stories of Christian Engagement
Telling for the First Time Horrifying and Inspiring Stories of Christian Engagement

By: Robert Parham
"The Disturbances" recounts the heroism of Christian missionaries and Nigerian leaders during 1966's genocide.

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'The Disturbances' DVD and Book Available for Pre-Order
'The Disturbances' DVD and Book Available for Pre-Order

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The DVD and companion book for EthicsDaily.com's documentary, "The Disturbances," are now available for pre-order, with shipment occurring by mid- to late September.

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Premiere Screenings Scheduled for 'The Disturbances'
Premiere Screenings Scheduled for 'The Disturbances'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Public, premiere screenings of EthicsDaily.com's forthcoming documentary, "The Disturbances," begin in September. Six cities in five states are on the schedule, with several more in the works.

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New Film on Missionaries in a Time of Genocide
New Film on Missionaries in a Time of Genocide

By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com's new feature-length film, "The Disturbances," tells what missionaries did in Nigeria in 1966 during a time of tribal genocide. It is an untold story that is finally getting its due on its 50th anniversary.

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BCE Celebrates 25 Years, Honors Molly Marshall, Previews Forthcoming Documentary
BCE Celebrates 25 Years, Honors Molly Marshall, Previews Forthcoming Documentary

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Around 200 Baptists celebrated BCE's 25th year, honoring Baptist of the Year Molly Marshall and previewing a new documentary.

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Facebook Page Published for
Facebook Page Published for "The Disturbances"

By: EthicsDaily Staff
'The Disturbances,' a feature-length film from EthicsDaily.com, is based on video interviews with 25 eyewitnesses sharing how missionaries saved lives in Nigeria in 1966. Learn more via its Facebook page.

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Breakfast Event To Celebrate BCE's 25 Years of Advancing the Common Good
Breakfast Event To Celebrate BCE's 25 Years of Advancing the Common Good

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Baptist Center for Ethics will hold a festive breakfast event in June to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

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Georgia Baptists Have Opportunity to See Preview of 'The Disturbances'
Georgia Baptists Have Opportunity to See Preview of 'The Disturbances'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Georgia Baptists will view a new documentary telling the untold story about Christian missionaries intervening in a time of genocide in 1966 in Nigeria.

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Forthcoming Documentary: The Disturbances
Forthcoming Documentary: The Disturbances

By: Robert Parham
EthicsDaily.com's forthcoming documentary has its final title: "The Disturbances," scheduled for release this fall. It is the untold story of Christian missionaries saving lives in Nigeria amid genocide there in 1966.

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What Is G-Word? And Why It Needs to be on Your Church's Agenda
What Is G-Word? And Why It Needs to be on Your Church's Agenda

By: Robert Parham
Religious leaders have urged President Obama to declare the actions of ISIS as genocide. Church leaders can help by doing what is morally prudent and stepping up with statements and sermons about genocide.

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Tweets Spread Word of Untold Story at Ethics Luncheon
Tweets Spread Word of Untold Story at Ethics Luncheon

By: Robert Parham
After a preview of EthicsDaily.com's documentary on the story of what missionaries did in Nigeria in 1966 amid several days of genocide that took 30,000 lives, the Twitter reaction was energizing.

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Ethics Luncheon Will Get Peek at Forthcoming Documentary, Recognize Baptist Leader
Ethics Luncheon Will Get Peek at Forthcoming Documentary, Recognize Baptist Leader

By: Robert Parham
Ethics luncheon attendees will get a peek at a new documentary - an untold story - about missionaries during a time of genocide in Nigeria in 1966.

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Genocide Is Worse Than War
Genocide Is Worse Than War

By: Robert Parham
Genocide needs to be part of the moral agenda of churches. The church is a global network with boots on the ground almost everywhere. Perhaps the church could be the first fire alarm to stop genocide.

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