By: Mitch Randall In the wake of a Supreme Court ruling allowing a Christian baker to discriminate against a same-sex couple, an ever-expanding number of Christians seem to proclaim an exclusive gospel. It's time to take a bite out of it.
By: Mitch Randall Politicians have been talking about the need for new immigration legislation and an overhaul of U.S. immigration policies for the last decade. With the U.S. separating families at the border, it's time for action.
By: Mitch Randall Speaking at the royal wedding, Bishop Michael Curry reminded his global audience that if this world has a chance for a brighter future, we must let love penetrate our hearts, permeate our minds and feed our souls.
By: Mitch Randall Paige Patterson was removed as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, but trustees gave him a golden parachute, making it clear that it pays well to keep the party line and keep women in their place.
By: Mitch Randall As I watch the unrest unfold in Israel, I cannot help but weep as Jesus wept. Watching the powerful attempt to build earthy kingdoms while children die in the streets makes my soul hurt.
By: Mitch Randall They were my first ethics professors: my mother, my grandmothers and my great-grandmothers. And these women were only the tip of the iceberg. They dried my tears, corrected my course and walked alongside me in life.
By: Mitch Randall The time for the sons and daughters of Abraham to unite and do something powerful is at hand. When people of faith allow their kind words to give birth to gracious actions, the world is a more peaceful place to live.
By: Mitch Randall We must all stand up to all acts of racism. Why? The truth will not be easy to hear or accept, but we must all acknowledge we all are a little bit racist. Consider these three heartbreaking conclusions.
By: Mitch Randall Anthropocentric attitudes and actions have led humanity to conclude that the world was created for our unrestricted and unending consumption. This Earth Day, let us remember our place within God's creation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?