By: Imam Imad Enchassi For some Oklahoma lawmakers, all Muslims are terrorists, their interfaith supporters are accomplices, and no minority faith leaders can serve as the state house's chaplain of the day. Frankly, their hate is not OK.
By: Zach Dawes Moderate Baptists have significant work to do to expand opportunities for women called by God to pastoral leadership. These biblical texts can help church leaders share the basis for women in all ministry posts.
By: Garrett Vickrey Denominations are teaching congregations and congregants to do as they do: separate from those who might defile. This drive for collective purity is antithetical to the gospel stories that shape our faith.
By: Michael Parnell The first black superhero in the Marvel Comics universe gets his own feature film in "Black Panther." With a vision of Africa no one has ever produced, the film is a must-see masterpiece. (Photo: Marvel Studios)
By: Mitch Randall The day has come that we finally do something about our obsession with guns. Our children are calling us out - demanding that the killings stop and leading the way because adults are too fearful.
By: Eileen Campbell-Reed A culture of disbelief surrounds well-intentioned churches who call women, undermining and disrupting the learning curve for new ministers. Three insights will aid churches who want to call women as ministry leaders.
By: Barry Howard Many Christians are "bilingual." Once inside church, they switch to Christianese - a language understood only by other members of the Christian subculture. Here are 17 phrases and their translations.
By: Robert Parham A letter from Billy Graham voicing support for a 1978 Southern Baptist Convention resolution on nuclear arms co-written by Robert Parham and Glen Stassen "made a world of difference" in garnering support of the resolution.
By: Merianna Harrelson To be a woman in ministry in a Baptist denomination that only has 6.5 percent of pastors and co-pastors who are female is to fight an uphill battle. You still deal with sexual harassment, sexual abuse and sexual assault.
By: Tambi Swiney If churches desire to empower girls to believe they can grow up to become ministers, they need to be willing to hire and ordain women to serve as ministers. Let's stunt our girls' imaginations no longer.