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Why People Seem to Thrive on Resentment | Ron Rolheiser, Resentment
Why People Seem to Thrive on Resentment
By: Ron Rolheiser
Our world is full of resentment, and many of us feel we have every right to feel that way. Our need to cut down someone else is an infallible sign of our own jealousy and bad self-image. Read More ...
Ron Rolheiser

Profiles in Goodwill: Terrell Carter | Terrell Carter, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Terrell Carter
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Terrell Carter, minister of administration at Third Baptist Church in St. Louis, writes columns for EthicsDaily.com. He grew up in St. Louis but spent his high school years in Texas. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

How Small, Bivocational Churches Serve Their Communities | Dennis Bickers, Bivocational Ministry, Small Churches, Social Capital, Community Needs
How Small, Bivocational Churches Serve Their Communities
By: Dennis Bickers
Some churches may be smaller in size and rely on bivocational leadership, but that doesn't mean they're not effective. Here are some smaller churches that intentionally serve their communities. Read More ...
Dennis Bickers

Profiles in Goodwill: Bob Newell | Bob Newell, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Bob Newell
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Bob Newell, formerly ministry coordinator for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in Athens, Greece, writes for EthicsDaily.com. "Cool Hand Luke" is his favorite film because it subtly communicates biblical truth. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Orthodoxy and Heresy: Theology's Odd Couple | Colin Harris, Orthodoxy, Heresy
Orthodoxy and Heresy: Theology's Odd Couple
By: Colin Harris
In the history of theology's evolving understanding of faith, it's relatively easy to see where features of yesterday's heresy become part of the next period's orthodoxy. And on the process goes. Read More ...
Colin Harris

How Your Church Can Respond to Human Trafficking | Elijah Brown, Human Trafficking
How Your Church Can Respond to Human Trafficking
By: Elijah Brown
Human trafficking and modern-day slavery remain all too prevalent today with some 29.8 million individuals trapped in bondage. What can your church do? Plenty. Read More ...
Elijah Brown

How Some Microfinance Firms Bilk Poor Clients | Hugh Sinclair, Microfinance, Payday Lending
How Some Microfinance Firms Bilk Poor Clients
By: Hugh Sinclair
While we crack down on predatory payday lenders for giving risky loans with high interest rates to folks who can't afford them, the same practice occurs in some quarters of the microfinance industry. Read More ...
Hugh Sinclair

3 Observations in the Medical Missionary Debate | Thomas Kidd, Medical Missions
3 Observations in the Medical Missionary Debate
By: Thomas Kidd
With the Ebola crisis flaring up in the news, the overseas work of medical missionaries has come under increasing scrutiny. Are these negative comments from certain observers valid? Read More ...
Thomas Kidd

Profiles in Goodwill: David Kerrigan | David Kerrigan, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: David Kerrigan
By: EthicsDaily Staff
David Kerrigan, general director of BMS World Mission, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. He grew up a few miles from the birthplace of one of history's most famous playwrights. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Profiles in Goodwill: Chuck Summers | Chuck Summers, Profiles in Goodwill, EthicsDaily Staff
Profiles in Goodwill: Chuck Summers
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Chuck Summers, a pastor of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Henderson, Kentucky, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. Find out why Psalm 34:8 holds special meaning for him. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Top 10 Reasons This Will Never Work: Leading Change in Church | David Fitch, Leadership, Change
Top 10 Reasons This Will Never Work: Leading Change in Church
By: David Fitch
If churches are reluctant to do one thing, it's change. And pastors have heard every reason imaginable why doing something new will never work. Here is one pastor's list of the top 10 excuses. Read More ...
David Fitch

3 Ideas to Keep Your Online Discussions Civil | Terrell Carter, Civility, Disagreement
3 Ideas to Keep Your Online Discussions Civil
By: Terrell Carter
Anyone with an opinion on any subject can find a way to be heard, but too many online and in-person discussions devolve into personal attacks instead of focusing on issues. Here's how to keep it civil. Read More ...
Terrell Carter