By: Charles Watson Jr. The opening of a memorial reminds us lynchings are part of America's past, yet as unarmed black and brown bodies are gunned down today, without trial, by police brutality, the similarity with the present is striking.
By: Brent Hamoud Displacement effectively dehumanizes its victims. We intensify this dehumanization when our collective mind associates entire people groups with a particular misery. We lose sight of the individual faces of the suffering.
By: Wissam al-Saliby For millions of Muslims, evangelical support for Israel and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East are stumbling blocks for the gospel. Is it time to consider the perspective of Muslims and Palestinians in the Middle East?
By: Blake Hart It's not often you hear the words "sin" and "immigration policy" in the same sentence, but there is simply no other way to talk about the atrocities that the Trump administration is committing against immigrants.
By: Wade Smith Our nation's founders understood that truth and liberty are inseparably linked. Because of this, they nurtured two institutions of truth: religion and the public school. Both are under assault.
By: Ralph Martire Creating tax fairness by designing the income tax to correspond with ability to pay is a venerable principle that goes back to 1776. Of 41 states with an income tax, 33 have fair, graduated rate structures. Illinois doesn't.
By: Corey Fields Too many in the U.S. respond to the plight of undocumented immigrants with a lack of compassion. If our hearts were ruled by love of God and neighbor, we could not so flippantly turn them away.
By: Juan Aragon Migrants know the challenges facing them, even the lingering threat of death. Like Uziel, many make the sacrifice not only for their own personal benefit but also for the good of those they love. Here's his story.
By: Michael Helms The Johnson Amendment grants churches tax-exempt status as long as they don't endorse or oppose political candidates. If it's abolished, churches would be known by their politics, and the gospel harder to hear.
By: John Weaver President Trump's administration has expressed troubling views on climate change. We should pray that the campaign-trail rhetoric continues to be moderated in the shaping of good government.
By: Reggie Warren Comparing crowd sizes became a surprising focal point following President Trump's inauguration. But what do they mean? Christians in the 21st century should know that the size of crowds mean little.
By: Gary Furr For the last 18 months, the presidential campaign season has shown that our differences are complex and deep. For churches, it's an opportunity to become more deeply involved in the ministry of reconciliation.
By: Rupen Das Although the Syrian crisis is a seminal moment in history, rays of hope exist amid what seems a very discouraging scenario. For the first time in a long while, local churches are serving as major humanitarian actors.
By: Rupen Das Certain horrific events force the international community to take stock. The Biafran crisis was one; the Rwandan genocide another. With Syria's crisis, we face another time when we must assess our collective failure.
By: Jim Hill Christians continue to struggle with ethical questions. The Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com takes on the hard issues that we sometimes prefer to avoid. That's why I support them with my gifts.