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4 Ideas to Guide Your Church Budget | Matt Sapp, Tithing, Budgeting, Discipleship, Charitable Giving
4 Ideas to Guide Your Church Budget
By: Matt Sapp
It's budget time for most churches. This is a time for spiritual self-assessment as your church organizes your plans to accomplish God's dreams. What does your budget say about your priorities? Read More ...
Matt Sapp

Middle East Christians: Strength Through Powerlessness | Elie Haddad, Middle East, European Baptist Federation, Religious Freedom, Religious Persecution
Middle East Christians: Strength Through Powerlessness
By: Elie Haddad
Middle East Christians are facing terrible tragedies on many fronts, but they're discovering how to be agents of hope to those around them with no hope. They may be powerless, but they're not weak. Read More ...
Elie Haddad

Profiles in Goodwill: Sam Chaise | Sam Chaise, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Sam Chaise
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Sam Chaise, executive director of Canadian Baptist Ministries, writes columns that appear on EthicsDaily.com. Find out why the book of Samuel is such an inspiration to him. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

When It's OK for Your Pastor to Break Confidentiality | Reggie Warren, Confidentiality, Leadership
When It's OK for Your Pastor to Break Confidentiality
By: Reggie Warren
If ministers can't keep confidences in the churches where they serve, trust is quickly broken. But there are times when a minister must go public with information someone wants kept secret. Read More ...
Reggie Warren

Profiles in Goodwill: Emmanuel McCall | Emmanuel McCall, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Emmanuel McCall
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Emmanuel McCall, interim pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta, was an interviewee in EthicsDaily.com's "Beneath the Skin: Baptists and Racism" and a former Baptist Center for Ethics board member. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Cuban Baptists Say Bible Inspires Their Work, Remember Baptist Leader of Cuban Revolution | Brian Kaylor, Cuba, Baptist, COEBAC
Cuban Baptists Say Bible Inspires Their Work, Remember Baptist Leader of Cuban Revolution
By: Brian Kaylor
Observing their 40th anniversary, Cuban Baptists underscored the Bible's role in their work and recalled a Baptist leader of the Cuban Revolution. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Profiles in Goodwill: Mitch Randall | Mitch Randall, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
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. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Cuban Baptists Advocate for Church-State Separation | Brian Kaylor, COEBAC, Separation of Church and State, Baptists, Cuba
Cuban Baptists Advocate for Church-State Separation
By: Brian Kaylor
With one pastor referring to it as "one of the main principles of Baptists," Cuban Baptist leaders emphasized the importance of the separation of church and state. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

10 Principles for Just Money | Robert Parham, Just Money, Capitalism
10 Principles for Just Money
By: Robert Parham
As the Christian faith developed Just War principles to guide governments and soldiers, we need Just Money principles to guide governments and financial traders – and bankers. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Profiles in Goodwill: Richard Wilson | Richard Wilson, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Richard Wilson
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Richard Wilson, professor of theology and chair of the department of Christianity in the college of liberal arts at Mercer University, writes for EthicsDaily.com and is a fan of "On the Waterfront." Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration | Brian Kaylor, Baptists, COEBAC, Cuba
U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration
By: Brian Kaylor
A 12-person Baptist delegation from the United States trekked to Cuba earlier this month for two days to learn more about Cuban Baptists and build bridges of understanding. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

2 Lessons from the Life of an Unlikely Friend | Terry Austin, Civility
2 Lessons from the Life of an Unlikely Friend
By: Terry Austin
Omer Ritchie's death saddened everyone in our little church. His friendship was a powerful demonstration of how Christians can love one another in spite of theological differences. Read More ...
Terry Austin

Profiles in Goodwill: Sarah Stone | Sarah Stone, EthicsDaily Staff, Profiles in Goodwill
Profiles in Goodwill: Sarah Stone
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Sarah Stone is a writer for BMS World Mission; her articles are featured on EthicsDaily.com. Her favorite Bible verses are from Isaiah and remind her of God's heart for justice and the poor. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Few Adults Know Blessing of Best Friends. Who's Yours? | Griff Martin, Friendship, Discipleship
Few Adults Know Blessing of Best Friends. Who's Yours?
By: Griff Martin
To see the importance of friendship is to acknowledge one of the deepest and most sacred places in our lives. Sadly, many adults miss out on the blessing of having a best friend. Who's yours? Read More ...
Griff Martin

Skype Interview: Sayyid Syeed on ISIS | EthicsDaily Staff, Skype, Sayyid Syeed, ISNA, Islam, Muslims, ISIS
Skype Interview: Sayyid Syeed on ISIS
By: EthicsDaily Staff
A new Islamic document aims to keep Muslim youths from falling victim to misunderstandings of Islam perpetuated by ISIS. Sayyid Syeed has the details in a new Skype interview from EthicsDaily.com. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Subpoenaing Sermons: Houston, We Have Another Problem | Danny Chisholm, Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, Pulpit Freedom, Religious Freedom
Subpoenaing Sermons: Houston, We Have Another Problem
By: Danny Chisholm
Houston has subpoenaed five pastors who opposed a change to an anti-discrimination ordinance. While churches shouldn't endorse candidates, they can speak out on moral and ethical issues. Read More ...
Danny Chisholm