By: Elias Ghazal European imperialism was the chief source of division in the modern Middle East. To uncover the root cause, you can go back 100 years ago to the Balfour Declaration and the Sykes-Picot Agreement.
By: David McMillan The values of our nation - freedom, human dignity and so on - don't change, but at times our policies do, says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Someone needs to let him know this dualism doesn't work.
By: Brent Hamoud Children who can't attend school. Young adults who can't pursue their dreams. Partners in love who can't marry. These are some of the consequences of statelessness - and it contradicts God's design for creation.
By: Joe LaGuardia We have to change the tone of our bitterly divisive and punitive politics. We can either do nothing or work constructively - together - to bring about the change and transformation we all long to see in the world.
By: Matthew Tuininga While Christians differ on how government should most effectively secure justice for the poor, we owe the poor their rights - to basic sustenance and to basic health care - as a matter of justice.
By: Zach Dawes EthicsDaily.com has consistently set forth just war theory's principles when U.S. leaders either contemplated or decided to wage war. Does President Trump's air strikes in Syria meet these high moral hurdles?
By: Barbara Mulvaney How do humans slaughter other humans? As the Rwandan genocide revealed, it's all about power and control. To control the public, identify a group to hate and rally the people around that hate.
By: Tony Peck More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in Srebrenica, a province in Bosnia-Herzegovina, in July 1995. It was the worst act of genocide since World War II - and many churches remained silent.
By: Mark Glanville Many in our society respond to refugees with suspicion and fear. However, Jesus taught that when his people welcome the strangers, they are welcoming him. Here are 5 ways your church can do that.
By: Elijah Brown Genocide rumbles forward in Darfur even as powers around the world turn a blind eye and roll back sanctions. With 3 million Darfuris at risk, the U.S. is set to lift sanctions after a review period ends in July.
By: Guy Sayles Our political system suffers from a paralysis that could become permanent. And followers of Jesus, whether conservative or liberal, must place "the least of these" at the center of our politics and economics.
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.