By: Ircel Harrison Thoughtful science fiction films are few and far between. 'Arrival' is one such rare gem. In this close encounter, we're challenged by what it means to communicate with those who are different from us. (Photo: Paramount)
By: Sara Powell In order for organizations such as the Baptist Center for Ethics to survive and thrive, those of us who believe in what they are doing need to support them financially and with our prayers.
By: Paul Hobson The leader of the Baptist Union of Great Britain has joined other faith leaders from that nation to urge government leaders to take immediate action to deliver aid to up to 250,000 civilians in Aleppo.
By: Bill Wilson Pounded by the waves and roiled in the sand and stones, ordinary glass bottles and containers wash up on beaches, transformed into pieces of art. And they offer six illustrations for what it means to be the church.
By: Mark Tidsworth Whether we recognize it or not, Christians are declaring with every word and action 24/7 what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. We can no longer neglect our calling and expect to be relevant.
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.
By: Dennis Bickers Many pastors must report on the number of visits they make and committee meetings they attend. But to stay grounded, pastors must focus on the invisibles: prayer, Scripture reading and spiritual direction.
By: Ron Rolheiser We can spot the crass forms of pride, but not its subtler signs. Pride in a mature person takes the form of refusing to be small before God and refusing to recognize properly our interconnection with others.
By: Colin Sedgwick Many of our church services include practices that may seem foreign to first-time visitors. Ask yourself these questions. How would the average person see your church? Are you erecting unnecessary barriers?
By: Gary Furr Thanksgiving is a sober and joyful realization that without God and God's gifts we could not survive. And there's no better illustration than Squanto, whose generosity helped the Pilgrims survive their first brutal year.
By: Christina Embree Gratitude isn't limited to a spoken "thank you" or a special day. Simply put, gratitude is a life of awe - a place where we are aware of the incredible life we're given, from the air we breathe to the food we eat.