By: EthicsDaily Staff Baptist and Christian leaders have urged Nepal's Prime Minister, ambassador to the United States, to reconsider language in Nepal's proposed constitution that would make evangelism illegal.
By: Paul Hobson Following Britain's prime minister describing migrants as a "swarm of people," leaders from several British denominations called for "a more informed and higher level of debate on the issue."
By: EthicsDaily Staff Many missionaries and their agencies fall into the trap of paternalism, creating a sense of dependency in the people of less-developed regions. Here are six ways to avoid this pitfall.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry, even though progress has been made to address it the last 15 years, the U.N. says. And many consumers may be unaware they contribute to the problem.
By: EthicsDaily Staff As part of its extensive coverage of the Baptist World Alliance's 2015 World Congress, held in Durban, South Africa, EthicsDaily.com staff interviewed a number of Baptists on a variety of topics.
By: Brian Kaylor Baptists from around the world, meeting in Africa for the Baptist World Congress, heard updates from those in western African nations impacted by last year's Ebola epidemic, which claimed more than 11,000 lives.
By: Brian Kaylor Speaking about interfaith dialogue, peacemaking, theological education and Christian tourism, Arab Baptists from Nazareth spoke about their ministries and hopes at the Baptist World Congress.
By: Brian Kaylor The general secretary of the Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda was honored during the Baptist World Congress for his human-rights efforts in the face of ethnic prejudice and genocide.
By: Brian Kaylor South African musicians danced and sang as they welcomed Baptists from around 80 nations to the 21st Baptist World Congress in South Africa, held every five years by the Baptist World Alliance.
By: Brian Kaylor At the Baptist World Alliance's Congress, held every five years and for the first time in Africa, outgoing president John Upton reflects upon the "power of collectiveness" of global Baptists.
By: Paul Hobson The U.N.'s Millennium Development Goals have produced the "most successful anti-poverty movement in history," with the number of people now living in extreme poverty down by more than half.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Joel Gregory, who will deliver the closing sermon at the Baptist World Congress in South Africa this month, discusses the global Baptist witness in the latest Skype video from EthicsDaily.com.
By: EthicsDaily Staff With the exception of the military and small businesses, confidence in every major U.S. institution polled below historic averages, a new Gallup survey says. Guess who garnered the least confidence?
By: Brian Kaylor Faith voters remain targeted by many presidential candidates. Many GOP candidates are courting conservative evangelicals while religious appeals are less frequent among candidates on the Democratic side.
By: Zach Dawes Effectively responding to global crises requires greater awareness of religion's influence in shaping people and culture as well as recognition of faith-based organizations' role in providing humanitarian aid.
By: Brian Kaylor A Baptist pastor from eastern Ukraine sees God at work in his country even after the destruction of his 300-member church by pro-Russian separatists when he refused to back their cause.