By: Molly T. Marshall Mary Oliver's poem, "The Summer Day," poses the question: "What do you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" The wild and precious life of Jesus beckons us to allow transfiguration in our lives.
By: Philip Jenkins Whatever might drive migrants to move, they carry their religions with them. And for many, the experience of migration produces religious demands that simply can't be met within the older religious framework.
By: Lynne Hybels A majority of white evangelicals don't feel a responsibility to Syrian refugees, but I believe as a Christian that caring for refugees is an act of worship and obedience to a God whose kingdom is global.
By: Gordon King Activists are constantly on the move, often measuring self-worth by the quantity of work achieved rather than by soul work. To effectively address global issues, action and contemplation must intertwine for Christians.
By: Michael Helms Technology has done more to divide us than unite us. There is no substitute for knowing that someone really cares what you have to say and wants to listen to you say it, even if the person has an opposing view.
By: Colin Harris While the prophet calls us to speak up and be heard, often boldly in the face of threat and opposition, wisdom has a quieter call to live a certain way in the ordinary, everyday moments and circumstances.
By: Neville Callam The Bible shows Christians the right attitude toward the stranger. Hospitality to strangers links us both with God and with others. It is a wonderful way of experiencing the presence of the Holy One.
By: James Gordon In our social media culture, the loudest voices are heard, the most attention grabbing sound bites absorbed, the least complex and easiest grasped explanations seized on. Can the church bring a higher standard of discourse?
By: Greg Magruder and Mary Lynne Moore Don't think you can be involved in international ministries? You can, and you don't even have to travel overseas. International students are in your community, and your church can reach out to them.
By: Robert Guffey Black History Month is an opportunity to tell the whole story of our nation's history. We all benefit by an honest telling of our past and our present made by people of all races and backgrounds.
By: Julio Guarneri Calvary Baptist of McAllen, Texas, provided relief to thousands of immigrants fleeing violence from Central America. However, beyond relief efforts, the church seeks opportunities for development, sustainment and advocacy.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Positive views among U.S. adults toward nearly all religious groups increased over the last three years, according to the Pew Research Center. Only evangelical Christians remained stable at 61 percent.