Can You Still Be Social in This Social-Media Era?
Can You Still Be Social in This Social-Media Era?

By: Jerrod Hugenot
Living in a 24/7 communication world, we are able to connect with people on an unprecedented level. However, social media runs the risk of turning us inward and separating from community.

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How You Can Live in Terrible Times
How You Can Live in Terrible Times

By: Agnes Howard
Christians beheaded in Libya. Artifacts smashed in Iraq. Jihadists in Brooklyn. The news seems so terrible lately, but we can't shelter ourselves from what is going on in the world.

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Why Not Caring for the Planet is So Easy
Why Not Caring for the Planet is So Easy
By: Elizabeth Evans Hagan
If you believe we're rulers of this world and not its caretakers, it's easy to not care about it. But this is not the way in the kingdom of God. We're called to care for the earth, no matter how hard it might be.
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Killing Others with Our Hate-filled Words
Killing Others with Our Hate-filled Words
By: Danny Chisholm
Tom Schweich, a 54-year-old Missouri Republican, took his life after enduring political and personal attacks when he sought higher office. Vitriol and hateful speech manifest themselves in many places, including church.
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Stop Payday Lenders from Preying on Poor
Stop Payday Lenders from Preying on Poor
By: Kathryn Freeman
Needing to meet unexpected expenses, many families turn to payday and auto title lenders who are all too happy to profit off of people's misfortune. We need reform to end this exploitation.
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Homeless Ministries Begin with Dignity, Respect
Homeless Ministries Begin with Dignity, Respect
By: Hugh Hollowell
Homelessness is more than losing a house and job. It's a series of losses. Churches that want to minister to the homeless should begin by restoring dignity and respect before housing and jobs.
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Do Religious-Based Groups Discriminate Against Atheists?
Do Religious-Based Groups Discriminate Against Atheists?
By: Roger Olson
Do religious-based groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous and the Boy Scouts, discriminate when they deny membership to atheists? Not at all. Such a claim is absurd.
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When We Make Children Live in Shadows
When We Make Children Live in Shadows
By: Trevor Barton
Tomás is 9 years old and from Honduras. He is trying to learn new words and strange phrases that will allow him to live in his new world in South Carolina. But for now, he lives in the shadows.
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Churches Warm Up to Climate Change
Churches Warm Up to Climate Change
By: Cory Labrecque (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings)
Although a number of Christians are less than enthusiastic about supporting the environmental movement, concern in churches for climate change varies between and within denominations.
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Why All Companies Should Pay the Taxes They Owe
Why All Companies Should Pay the Taxes They Owe
By: Laura Taylor
Taxation can be one of the best ways in which a society can share its burdens, duties and responsibility to provide for our mutual "common good." And large corporations shouldn't be let off the hook.
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Baptist Student Union's Dissent Against Vietnam
Baptist Student Union's Dissent Against Vietnam
By: Nathan Finn
Although the Southern Baptist Convention generally supported U.S. military involvement in Vietnam, the Baptist Student Union, its official collegiate ministry, was an exception.
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8 Lessons Learned as EthicsDaily.com's Managing Editor
8 Lessons Learned as EthicsDaily.com's Managing Editor
By: Zach Dawes
After serving two years as EthicsDaily.com's managing editor, Zach Dawes shares eight leadership lessons he's learned. Some may apply to your area of service.
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8 Ways to Support Causes When Your Time's Limited
8 Ways to Support Causes When Your Time's Limited
By: Sarah Fegredo
You're bombarded by calls to engage in justice issues, but you have limited money, energy and time. How do you choose? Here are eight steps to get involved in causes that stir your passions.
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Why Current Ideas for Easing Racial Tensions Won't Work
Why Current Ideas for Easing Racial Tensions Won't Work
By: Reggie Warren
As long as the United States is divided into two groups over race relations, the opportunity to find common ground seems bleak. We need leaders willing to begin to build bridges.
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How Do We Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.?
How Do We Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.?
By: Starlette McNeill
We've named schools after Martin Luther King Jr., but what have we learned? We've named streets after him, but where are we going? We must not merely observe his work; we must put our hands to the plow.
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How to Provide the Best Education Possible
How to Provide the Best Education Possible
By: Zach Dawes
Everyone wants to provide the best education possible. To see progress, each "side" must stop portraying the other as the enemy or treating them as a scapegoat. No more blame game.
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How Do We Best Honor Our Right to Freedom of Speech?
How Do We Best Honor Our Right to Freedom of Speech?

By: David Kerrigan
In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, do we best honor freedom of speech by defending offensive speech? Or should we be using it to challenge tyranny and injustice?

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