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EthicsDaily.com Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement to "Get Out the Give" | EthicsDaily Staff, Giving Tuesday
EthicsDaily.com Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement to "Get Out the Give"
By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com has joined the #GivingTuesday movement, which harnesses the power of social media to create a national moment dedicated to giving. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Arkansas Faith Leaders: Remember Prisoners, Engage in Prison Ministry | EthicsDaily Staff, Prison Ministry, Interfaith Arkansas
Arkansas Faith Leaders: Remember Prisoners, Engage in Prison Ministry
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Arkansas' Catholic, Lutheran and Episcopal bishops and others are calling people of faith across the state to remember an often-overlooked group: prisoners. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Midterm Morality with Minimum Wage, Marijuana and Muslims | Brian Kaylor, Minimum Wage, Muslims, Ballot Initiatives
Midterm Morality with Minimum Wage, Marijuana and Muslims
By: Brian Kaylor
Voters across the country sounded off on key ballot initiatives with moral implications, while Republicans gained control of the U.S. Senate for the first time in eight years. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Volf: Why Memory is Crucial for True Reconciliation | Jonathan Langley, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Memory, Reconciliation, Forgiveness
Volf: Why Memory is Crucial for True Reconciliation
By: Jonathan Langley
Remembering rightly the wrongs we have committed or the wrongs committed against us is essential if we are to be reconciled at all. If we forget atrocities, we invite more evil in the future. Read More ...
Jonathan Langley

Faith and Prisons Documentary to Be Screened at Texas Baptists' Annual Meeting | EthicsDaily Staff, Through the Door, Prison Reform, Prison Ministry, Texas Baptists
Faith and Prisons Documentary to Be Screened at Texas Baptists' Annual Meeting
By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com's faith and prisons documentary, will be screened on Nov. 17 during the Baptist General Convention of Texas' annual meeting. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Awe-Inspiring Science Can Convict Us to Save Our World | Jonathan Langley, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Creation Care, Environment, Climate Change
Awe-Inspiring Science Can Convict Us to Save Our World
By: Jonathan Langley
Science can give us a sense of wonder and a conviction that something must be done to save our world, Sir John Houghton told listeners at Catalyst Live in England. Read More ...
Jonathan Langley

Walker: Morality Without God Is No More Than a Feeling | Chris Hall, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Morality, Atheism
Walker: Morality Without God Is No More Than a Feeling
By: Chris Hall
Morality is defined by the character of God. An atheistic view of morality creates problems that even atheists recognize, according to Tanya Walker during Catalyst Live. Read More ...
Chris Hall

Brueggemann: Churches Should Be Source of Greater Honesty | Sarah Stone, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Sabbath, Honesty
Brueggemann: Churches Should Be Source of Greater Honesty
By: Sarah Stone
In an illusionary world that operates by euphemisms, the church should be the place where honesty is practiced, theologian Walter Brueggemann said at Catalyst Live in England. Read More ...
Sarah Stone

The Silent Majority in Middle East Seeks Peace | Jonathan Langley, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Martin Accad, Middle East
The Silent Majority in Middle East Seeks Peace
By: Jonathan Langley
Most religious people in the Middle East – Muslims, Jews, Christians and others – make up a "silent majority" who are tired of fanaticism, says Martin Accad, speaking at Catalyst Live 2014. Read More ...
Jonathan Langley

Cuban Baptists Say Bible Inspires Their Work, Remember Baptist Leader of Cuban Revolution | Brian Kaylor, Cuba, Baptist, COEBAC
Cuban Baptists Say Bible Inspires Their Work, Remember Baptist Leader of Cuban Revolution
By: Brian Kaylor
Observing their 40th anniversary, Cuban Baptists underscored the Bible's role in their work and recalled a Baptist leader of the Cuban Revolution. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Cuban Baptists Advocate for Church-State Separation | Brian Kaylor, COEBAC, Separation of Church and State, Baptists, Cuba
Cuban Baptists Advocate for Church-State Separation
By: Brian Kaylor
With one pastor referring to it as "one of the main principles of Baptists," Cuban Baptist leaders emphasized the importance of the separation of church and state. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration | Brian Kaylor, Baptists, COEBAC, Cuba
U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration
By: Brian Kaylor
A 12-person Baptist delegation from the United States trekked to Cuba earlier this month for two days to learn more about Cuban Baptists and build bridges of understanding. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Skype Interview: Sayyid Syeed on ISIS | EthicsDaily Staff, Skype, Sayyid Syeed, ISNA, Islam, Muslims, ISIS
Skype Interview: Sayyid Syeed on ISIS
By: EthicsDaily Staff
A new Islamic document aims to keep Muslim youths from falling victim to misunderstandings of Islam perpetuated by ISIS. Sayyid Syeed has the details in a new Skype interview from EthicsDaily.com. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Texas Baptists Ship Meals to Ebola-Stricken Liberia | Leah Allen, Ebola Virus, Liberia, Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery, Convoy of Hope, Humanitarian Aid
Texas Baptists Ship Meals to Ebola-Stricken Liberia
By: Leah Allen
Though media flood us with news about West Africa's Ebola crisis, there have been few reports about starvation in the wake of the virus. Texas Baptists are doing their part to help. Read More ...
Leah Allen

Economists Make Financial Case for Climate Change | Paul Hobson, Baptist Times, Climate Change, Creation Care
Economists Make Financial Case for Climate Change
By: Paul Hobson
A new report outlines in economic terms the global benefits of transitioning to a low carbon economy. The report shows growing consensus for climate action, a British relief and development agency says. Read More ...
Paul Hobson

Survey: Religious Faith 3rd Most Important Quality to Teach Kids | EthicsDaily Staff, Pew Research Center, Children
Survey: Religious Faith 3rd Most Important Quality to Teach Kids
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Religious faith finished third for the most important quality to teach children, a survey discovered. Only being responsible and hard work ranked ahead of it. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Senator Shows Divide between U.S., Middle East Christians | Brian Kaylor, Ted Cruz, Israel, Palestine, Middle Eastern Christians
Senator Shows Divide between U.S., Middle East Christians
By: Brian Kaylor
When GOP Sen. Ted Cruz left the stage amid a chorus of boos during a conference, it vividly demonstrated a religious and political divide between many Christians in the U.S. and the Middle East. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Skype Interview: Grace Ji-Sun Kim on the Interfaith Summit | EthicsDaily Staff, Skype, Grace Ji Sun Kim, Climate Change, Environment, Creation Care
Skype Interview: Grace Ji-Sun Kim on the Interfaith Summit
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Grace Ji-Sun Kim, member of the World Council of Church's working group on climate change, talks to EthicsDaily.com via Skype about the interfaith summit on the environment. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Is Christianity Dead in Iraq? 4 Signs of Hope | Chris Hall, BMS World Mission, ISIS, Iraq, Persecution, Arab Baptist Theological Seminary
Is Christianity Dead in Iraq? 4 Signs of Hope
By: Chris Hall
Thousands of Christians have fled and been displace in Iraq in the wake of IS. Is Christianity breathing its last breath in Iraq. A Baghdad pastor shares four signs of hope. Read More ...
Chris Hall

Baptists Offer Divergent Responses to Obama's ISIS Speech | Brian Kaylor, Baptists, ISIS, Middle East, Just War
Baptists Offer Divergent Responses to Obama's ISIS Speech
By: Brian Kaylor
Baptists and other Christians responded in varying ways to President Barack Obama's prime-time speech about proposals to confront a growing terrorist threat in the Middle East. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Church Giving Drops Even as Charitable Giving Increases | Brian Kaylor, Charitable Giving, Local Church
Church Giving Drops Even as Charitable Giving Increases
By: Brian Kaylor
Even though overall charitable giving in the U.S. is increasing, giving to churches is dropping, a recent report reveals. And trends among Baptist groups echo those findings. Read More ...
Brian Kaylor

Christians in the Middle East: We Don't Want Visas | Chris Hall, BMS World Mission, Middle East, Lebanese Society for Education and Social Development, Iraq, Syria, ISIS
Christians in the Middle East: We Don't Want Visas
By: Chris Hall
Instead of offering Christians in the Middle East visas to escape violence, European and Western governments should be lobbying for them to return to their homes in peace, a Baptist leader says. Read More ...
Chris Hall

Ebola Creates Medical, Economic and Humanitarian Crises in Liberia | EthicsDaily Staff, Liberia, Ebola Virus
Ebola Creates Medical, Economic and Humanitarian Crises in Liberia
By: EthicsDaily Staff
The isolation being used to curb the spread of Ebola in Liberia has negatively impacted its economy. Quarantines have heightened fear and tension, leading to violence. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Faith-Based Groups Work to Address Widespread Hunger in U.S. | EthicsDaily Staff, Feeding America, Hunger, Social Capital
Faith-Based Groups Work to Address Widespread Hunger in U.S.
By: EthicsDaily Staff
One in seven people in the U.S. seek food assistance, a new report says. Despite the need, many agencies reported that they had to reduce services in the last year. Read More ...
EthicsDaily Staff

Baptists Respond to Asia and Pacific Disasters | BWA Staff, Baptists, Relief Aid
Baptists Respond to Asia and Pacific Disasters
Washington, DC (BWA) --Baptist World Aid (BWAid), the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), is coordinating relief efforts to the Philippines and Indonesia after these countries were badly affected by a typhoon and earthquakes, respectively. Read More ...
BWA Staff