By: Larry Eubanks Christians often quote the Bible when discussing important issues on social media, but many use it to bash folks over the head. Here are eight things to remember when you use Scripture online.
By: Zach Dawes Migrants desperate to escape violence and persecution are being exploited by smugglers and traffickers. Although government action has been anemic, the faith community must point to a better path.
By: Lee Camp Many people are suspicious of authority, but we all must live under authority in some fashion. Instead, we must ask if the source of that authority is good or bad. Here's how to spot the difference.
By: Zach Dawes Waco. Ferguson. Nigeria. We all know the violence that happened at these places, but the glimpses we receive via news reports never tell the whole story. How do we balance these unbalanced views?
By: Sam Harrell Our planet has a limited amount of resources. At some point, demand will outstrip supply. Instead of blaming others, we must realize we're all culpable and must work together to achieve sustainability.
By: Colin Harris Many who work two or more minimum-wage jobs find it difficult to break poverty's chains. There's an interesting parallel between those who defend the current system and those from the past who defended slavery.
By: James Ellis Is there a right way to respond to the uproar in Baltimore? Everyone responds to feelings of injustice and prejudice differently. To suggest any group should respond in one way is misguided. We can do better.
By: Colin Harris Two years after his release from federal prison, Michael Santos has poured himself into a rigorous effort to make the lessons of his own experience available to others who are behind him on the path.
By: David Brattson "Taxes are what we pay for civilized society," U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said. It is also what we pay for the privilege of being disciples of Jesus Christ.
By: Zach Dawes Food companies and restaurants spend millions each year on advertising their products to millions of viewers. Should churches place a greater emphasis on human health and the food we eat?
By: Martin Marty (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings) Billy Graham, now far into his 90s, has a rich legacy that has earned him the title of America's Pastor. No other Christian figure has been heard by as many people and potential converts.
By: Colin Harris The middle class faces a unique ethical challenge. Do we primarily look to the upper class with envy and a desire to be like them? Or do we look to the lower class with compassion and a desire to help?
By: James Gordon There's a connection between your words and human flourishing. When your words fall into the soil of other people's lives, do they create a healthy ecosystem or seep toxins into the landscape?