By: Mark Tidsworth Over the centuries, as church and culture and government blended, the word "member" took on a new meaning in church life. Members focus on rights and privileges. Members volunteer; disciples serve.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Four out of five of all U.S. adults are concerned about the nation's moral condition, a Barna Group survey found. However, there was widespread disagreement about the basis of morality.
By: Stuart Blythe Four interdependent areas contribute to moral formation. Individual volition is at the core of such formation. For Christian moral formation, it's the individual will in relationship to God.
By: Colin Harris An alliance of religious influence and political power around the unholy trinity of power, prestige and privilege that appealed to the victims it was exploiting. That was life in Jeremiah's time. Sound familiar?
By: EthicsDaily Staff Christian schools in Israel "are at risk of collapsing financially." After the schools ended a strike last September, the government agreed to pay $12.7 million to the schools but has not done so yet.
By: Roger Olson Many churches send a group of their congregants on a mission trip to help those "poor other people." Do they need more help? Or do we? Churches might benefit more from a mission trip in reverse.
By: Martin Accad Beliefs about Jesus today are diverse among Muslims. When our conversation is rooted into a robust life in the footsteps of Jesus, theological dialogue with Muslims will be strengthened and more fruitful.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Auto title loan borrowers often find themselves in debt cycles, and many have their vehicles seized due to their inability to repay the loan, says a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report.
By: Brian Kaylor Despite the technological and financial limitations that Cubans have faced over the last 50 years, Baptist leaders there report dramatic growth among churches over the last two decades.
By: Matthew Hensley In colonial days, a common was owned by no one but belonged to all. In today's isolating society, churches can create a new commons - one founded on hospitality and not on what they might gain.