Editorials

Goodwill Global Baptists Pivot to Africa | Robert Parham, Baptist World Alliance, Africa, Paul Msiza
Goodwill Global Baptists Pivot to Africa
By: Robert Parham
The Baptist World Alliance pivoted to Sub-Saharan Africa at its annual gathering in Turkey, with the election of a new president from Africa and plans for the 2015 World Baptist Congress in South Africa. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Christians Give Witness for Peace with Twitter | Robert Parham, Peacemaking, Twitter, Social Media
Christians Give Witness for Peace with Twitter
By: Robert Parham
Witnessing for peace through tweets and prayers might seem an anemic alternative to the hard power of missiles and military budgets, yet Jesus chose such "anemia" with his message of peace. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Central American Children Challenge Church, U.S. Border | Robert Parham, Immigration
Central American Children Challenge Church, U.S. Border
By: Robert Parham
More than 37,000 children—most without accompanying parents—have crossed the border this year. It's a humanitarian calamity, a political debacle and a moral challenge for the Christian community. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Thinking about a Just War on the Fourth of July | Robert Parham, Just War, Fourth of July
Thinking about a Just War on the Fourth of July
By: Robert Parham
Having spent $1.7 trillion in war costs in Iraq, not counting the long-term veteran care, is it right to go into this war? The eight Just War principles give us some nonpartisan guidance. Read More ...
Robert Parham

What's Next? | Robert Parham, Soul of the South Network, Though the Door, Different Books Common Word, Gospel Without Borders, Sacred Texts Social Duty
What's Next?
By: Robert Parham
EthicsDaily.com is more intentionally providing faith content for TV. We hope that TV will increase the use of our documentaries in churches as tools for moral education and engagement. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Keeping Secular Politics Out of the Sanctuary | Robert Parham, Partisanship, Through the Door
Keeping Secular Politics Out of the Sanctuary
By: Robert Parham
Secular partisan division is increasingly occupying and harming congregations. Churches that remain nonpartisan are becoming increasingly rare. We must abandon our political silos. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Will Increasing Decibel Level about Global Christian Persecution Result in Action? | Robert Parham, Religious Persecution, Religious Liberty
Will Increasing Decibel Level about Global Christian Persecution Result in Action?
By: Robert Parham
Attention has increased on the plight of Christians in the Middle East for several years. Are we approaching a tipping point? Read More ...
Robert Parham

Mistaken Hearing Leads to Rewarding Discovery—Hebrew Prophets in Hip Hop | Robert Parham, Black Eyed Peas, Unity, Reconciliation, Hebrew Prophets
Mistaken Hearing Leads to Rewarding Discovery—Hebrew Prophets in Hip Hop
By: Robert Parham
Whether or not The Black Eyed Peas are Christian, their compelling song, "One Tribe," could easily be a theme song for the faithful. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Politicians Relentlessly Blame Each Other as the Undocumented Are Relentlessly Deported | Robert Parham, Undocumented Immigrants, Immigration, Gospel Without Borders
Politicians Relentlessly Blame Each Other as the Undocumented Are Relentlessly Deported
By: Robert Parham
As both political parties posture, the U.S. relentlessly detains and deports the undocumented, almost all of whom are poor and most of whom seek a better life. Read More ...
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Affirmation Statement on Admission of Muslim Ph.D. Student to SBC Seminary | Robert Parham, Baptists, Muslims, Different Books Common Word, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Interfaith
Affirmation Statement on Admission of Muslim Ph.D. Student to SBC Seminary
By: Robert Parham
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's president took the right course of action in admitting a Muslim student to the Ph.D. program. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Islamic, Baptist Leaders Discussed Boko Haram Crisis Before Schoolgirl Abduction | Robert Parham, Muslims, Baptists, Boko Haram, Nigeria
Islamic, Baptist Leaders Discussed Boko Haram Crisis Before Schoolgirl Abduction
By: Robert Parham
Before Boko Haram abducted 300 Nigerian girls, Baptist and Islamic colleagues met to explore a joint response to the Islamic terrorist group. Read More ...
Robert Parham

Alabama Republican Speaks Candidly on Prison Reform | Robert Parham, Prison Reform, Through the Door
Alabama Republican Speaks Candidly on Prison Reform
By: Robert Parham
As Alabama struggles to address its broken corrections system, a GOP state senator there said three reforms are needed to fix the nation's prison system. How will churches help in the meantime? Read More ...
Robert Parham

A Tribute to Two Ethics Professors: Hearing Vanished Voices, Thinking about Tomorrow | Robert Parham, Glen Stassen, Dan McGee
A Tribute to Two Ethics Professors: Hearing Vanished Voices, Thinking about Tomorrow
By: Robert Parham
Two Baptist ethics professors, Glen Stassen and Dan McGee, recently passed away; their deaths represent an end of an era in Baptist ethics. Read More ...
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