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Take a Bite Out of Discrimination
Take a Bite Out of Discrimination

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.

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While We Worried about 2 Comics' Language ... Puerto Rico
While We Worried about 2 Comics' Language ... Puerto Rico

By: Mitch Randall
Liberals and conservatives were outraged about remarks tweeted by Rosanne Barr and voiced by Samantha Bee, overshadowing news about Puerto Rico's 4,600 death toll.

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Missing Children and Missing Politicians
Missing Children and Missing Politicians

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.

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The Power of Love
The Power of Love

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.

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The Tale of Two Presidents at Southwestern Seminary
The Tale of Two Presidents at Southwestern Seminary

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.

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem: A Prayer of Hope and Peace
Jerusalem, Jerusalem: A Prayer of Hope and Peace

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.

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My First Ethics Professors: Motherly Wisdom
My First Ethics Professors: Motherly Wisdom

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.

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When Spiritual Siblings Unite for the Common Good
When Spiritual Siblings Unite for the Common Good

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.

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Let's Ask an Honest Question:
Let's Ask an Honest Question: "Are We Racist?"

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.

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Deconstructing Our Anthropocentric Ecological Consumption
Deconstructing Our Anthropocentric Ecological Consumption

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.

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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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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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From Bethlehem to Samaria with Embossed Letters KKK on a Pulpit Bible
From Bethlehem to Samaria with Embossed Letters KKK on a Pulpit Bible

By: Robert Parham
Let's refocus our applied Christianity to the theological conviction that we're all the same beneath the skin by observing Martin Luther King Day.

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