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Calling All Social Justice Investors and Practitioners
Calling All Social Justice Investors and Practitioners

By: Mitch Randall
EthicsDaily.com is seeking courageous investors who want to combine theoretical and applied ethics into an ecumenical Christian movement for social justice. Learn how you can join us.

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Christians for Public Education
Christians for Public Education

By: Mitch Randall
Christians should promote access to education to every human, regardless of religion, race, socioeconomic standing or geographical residency. We should champion education as a divine right for every person.

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Good Friday: Thoughts, Prayers Didn't Get Jesus Executed
Good Friday: Thoughts, Prayers Didn't Get Jesus Executed

By: Mitch Randall
Jesus was not executed because he offered thoughts and prayers to the poor, sick, marginalized and oppressed. His radical inclusion of the "other" and his courageous actions against tyranny led him to the cross.

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March for Our Lives: Will You Join Our Teens Saturday?
March for Our Lives: Will You Join Our Teens Saturday?

By: Mitch Randall
Teenagers will march in Washington, D.C., and in their local communities on March 24 to protest gun violence, demanding that adults seriously consider sensible gun legislation. Will you join them?

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The E3 Initiative: What It Means for Your Church
The E3 Initiative: What It Means for Your Church

By: Mitch Randall
The E3 Initiative is an exciting vision for the future of EthicsDaily.com. With these guiding objectives, we are set to emerge as a leader when it comes to cultivating ethical issues and inspiring action for social justice.

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Redefining the Baptist Meeting
Redefining the Baptist Meeting

By: Mitch Randall
We've all been in "that" meeting. However, with the Baptist Center for Ethics' annual board meeting underway, I am thrilled to be part of an organization looking toward the future. No boring, unproductive meeting here.

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Your Call Today Can Make a Difference for Dreamers
Your Call Today Can Make a Difference for Dreamers

By: Mitch Randall
Baptists were born from immigrants seeking a better opportunity to practice their faith and provide for their families. You can honor that heritage by calling your elected officials to urge them to support a clean DREAM Act.

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Listen to Children: Do Something about Gun Violence
Listen to Children: Do Something about Gun Violence

By: Mitch Randall
The day has come that we finally do something about our obsession with guns. Our children are calling us out - demanding that the killings stop and leading the way because adults are too fearful.

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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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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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