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?
By: Nick Lear We often respond to global problems with a shrug of our shoulders and an attitude that we're not to blame. But if each of us accepted responsibility to be a small part of the solution, the results would be big.
By: Roger Olson Transhumanism, a movement that promotes the fundamental transformation of humanity through technology, is not taken seriously enough by many ethicists. One wonders what it will take to get their attention.
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.
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.
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.
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.