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Illumination Refraction: Bending Light Toward Good
Illumination Refraction: Bending Light Toward Good

By: Mitch Randall
Many informative articles have been written about the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's Illumination Project. Let's refract those thoughts in a way that honors conscience, seeks justice, respects diversity and bends toward good.

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You Don't Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right
You Don't Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right

By: Mitch Randall
Our win-at-all-costs culture believes opponents must be humiliated and destroyed, but we must choose a different path. While engaging sensitive issues, let us be faithful to conscience and gracious to others.

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Concerns Within the Divided Union
Concerns Within the Divided Union

By: Mitch Randall
Communication and compromise offer the promise of a more hopeful path forward, but we need to lean into that future with open eyes, minds, hearts, ears and arms. Here are 5 concerns.

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Hope Within a Divided Union
Hope Within a Divided Union

By: Mitch Randall
The United States is a divided union, with both sides using stereotypes to stir up fear and hatred. We must seek and embrace a new model and strategy, using conversation and compromise to forge a more perfect union.

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Forging a New Era for Cooperation
Forging a New Era for Cooperation

By: Mitch Randall
Cooperation may seem like a utopian dream in our fractured world, but moderate/progressive Baptist leaders are forging new ground to embrace a spirit of cooperation. Together, we can shine light into the darkness.

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Seeking Peace Within Family Divide: Israel and Palestine
Seeking Peace Within Family Divide: Israel and Palestine

By: Mitch Randall
While the divide between those supporting Israel and Palestine has grown over the years, a recent report reveals a glimmer of hope. Nearly half of U.S. adults believe a peaceful two-state solution is possible.

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Bipartisan Solution Needed to Keep the 'Dreamers' Alive
Bipartisan Solution Needed to Keep the 'Dreamers' Alive

By: Mitch Randall
Without intervention, 800,000 immigrants are subject to possible deportation, even though a majority of U.S. citizens think they should remain. Protecting them from deportation should be a bipartisan policy.

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As Dow Soars, Down-and-Out Are Left in the Dust
As Dow Soars, Down-and-Out Are Left in the Dust

By: Mitch Randall
While the U.S. stock market continues to soar upward, the down-and-out struggle more than ever before. Christians must advocate for a society that does not forget the poor and does not let the wealth gap widen.

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6 Suggestions to Help You Engage in Social Justice
6 Suggestions to Help You Engage in Social Justice

By: Mitch Randall
Christians are waking up to the realization that the cosmic powers of darkness are working against the very people Jesus came to liberate and empower. These 6 practices will help you stand firm.

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BCE's Roadmap for 2018: Inform, Inspire, Empower
BCE's Roadmap for 2018: Inform, Inspire, Empower

By: Mitch Randall
As the world seems to grow darker from hatred, bigotry, war, violence, disease and more, BCE and EthicsDaily.com seek to offer an ember of truth. Join us in 2018 as we inform, inspire and empower.

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The 'Moore Effect' Will Damage Credibility of Gospel
The 'Moore Effect' Will Damage Credibility of Gospel

By: Mitch Randall
U.S. Christianity is quickly declining. Hypocritical actions by evangelicals in the pursuit of political victories and power are contributing to this decline. It's the "Moore Effect."

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Why We Need Advent This Year!
Why We Need Advent This Year!

By: Mitch Randall
This year brought numerous moments when the darkness of this world seemed to overcome the light of hope. While the darkness had its moments, it's a reminder we need Advent more now than ever before.

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Insensitive Words and Image Mar Navajo Recognition
Insensitive Words and Image Mar Navajo Recognition

By: Mitch Randall
President Trump attempted to honor Navajo Code Talkers in the Oval Office. His intent was commendable, but his language and the image on the wall behind him sent a very different message.

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Robert Parham (1953-2017): In Memoriam Slideshow
Robert Parham (1953-2017): In Memoriam Slideshow

A reception in memory of Robert Parham's 26 years leading Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com was held June 29, 2017, during the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's 2017 general assembly in Atlanta. This PowerPoint, highlighting Robert's life, work and legacy, was on display during the reception.

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Remember What EthicsDaily.com's Mission Is, How We Pursue It
Remember What EthicsDaily.com's Mission Is, How We Pursue It

By: Robert Parham
EthicsDaily.com's mission is straightforward: challenging people of faith to advance the common good. Rather than protest or rant, we supply moral education resources to congregational leaders and their congregations.

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Church's Countercultural Witness through Resettlement of Syrian Refugees
Church's Countercultural Witness through Resettlement of Syrian Refugees

By: Robert Parham
While many in the U.S. oppose the resettlement of Syrian refugees here, churches have been at the forefront of resettling them.

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What Is the Trump Wall?
What Is the Trump Wall?

By: Robert Parham
President Trump issued an executive order last week that authorized the building of a 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexican border barrier. While he's right to protect the nation's borders, the status of 750,000 dreamers is unclear.

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Bible Diversity on Display at Presidential Ceremony
Bible Diversity on Display at Presidential Ceremony

By: Robert Parham
The Bible was on display at President Trump's inauguration with passages from Psalms, Matthew and 1 Timothy. One would hope that these biblical texts shape President Trump's moral perspective.

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Divergent Approaches To POTUS Inaugural - Protest and Prayer
Divergent Approaches To POTUS Inaugural - Protest and Prayer

By: Robert Parham
Protest and prayer are divergent approaches to the inauguration. Protests express opposition. Prayers may express agreement with the new administration or be faithful to the biblical mandate to pray for leaders.

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What Does Martin Luther King Jr. Day Have to Do with Immigration, Human Trafficking?
What Does Martin Luther King Jr. Day Have to Do with Immigration, Human Trafficking?

By: Robert Parham
Martin Luther King Jr.'s moral vision would encompass freedom for modern-day sex slaves and care for the undocumented.

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A Baptist Report Card on Human Trafficking
A Baptist Report Card on Human Trafficking

By: Robert Parham
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is Jan. 11, a time to draw attention to the third leading worldwide criminal industry. While there's no doubt Baptists have taken a stand, let's use this day to become further engaged.

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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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3 Reasons Why Readers Give Donations to EthicsDaily.com
3 Reasons Why Readers Give Donations to EthicsDaily.com

By: Robert Parham
Seven columnists have shared why they support the Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com. Three common themes have emerged from their individual perspectives: trust, reliability and resources.

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What Do I Want for Christmas?
What Do I Want for Christmas?

By: Robert Parham
"On earth, peace" was a ridiculous announcement at Jesus' birth. Since his birth, it's been an outlandish expectation, a preposterous promise. And yet, as Christmas nears, are we trying enough?

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From Bethlehem to Samaria with Embossed Letters KKK on a Pulpit Bible
From Bethlehem to Samaria with Embossed Letters KKK on a Pulpit Bible

By: Robert Parham
Let's refocus our applied Christianity to the theological conviction that we're all the same beneath the skin by observing Martin Luther King Day.

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