By: EthicsDaily Staff Michael Okwakol, senior pastor of a Baptist church in Uganda and president of the All Africa Baptist Fellowship, talks about challenges for African churches in a new EthicsDaily.com Skype interview.
By: Sam Harrell Our planet has a limited amount of resources. At some point, demand will outstrip supply. Instead of blaming others, we must realize we're all culpable and must work together to achieve sustainability.
By: Colin Harris Many who work two or more minimum-wage jobs find it difficult to break poverty's chains. There's an interesting parallel between those who defend the current system and those from the past who defended slavery.
By: James Ellis Is there a right way to respond to the uproar in Baltimore? Everyone responds to feelings of injustice and prejudice differently. To suggest any group should respond in one way is misguided. We can do better.
By: Thomas Kidd Southern Baptists rescinded presidential hopeful Ben Carson's invitation to speak at their annual Pastors' Conference. Evangelicals need to stop platforming political candidates at denominational functions.
By: Larry Eubanks Civil conversations are increasingly difficult because topics are placed on a left-right political and theological continuum. When that occurs, we no longer engage in conversation. We only seek to win.
By: Zach Dawes While government funding of universal early childhood education is important, churches can help fill the gap by providing tutoring and mentoring at all levels, especially the early primary grades.
By: Joe LaGuardia The percentage of folks reporting no faith rose to more than 22 percent in the last seven years, but the percentage affiliating with Christianity has steadily decreased. The verdict: All Christians have a choice to make.
By: James Gordon With the same winning ingredients as its predecessor, "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" offers an amusing and poignant reminder that growing older has its positives. (Photo: Twentieth Century Fox)
Selma By: Courtney Pace Lyons We need movies that show the horrors of our history in plain view. We need movies that stir our souls, quicken our heartbeats and empower our feet to take steps for change. "Selma" delivers. (Photo: Paramount Pictures) Courtney Pace Lyons
"Godzilla" By: Brock Ratcliff The new "Godzilla" does not disappoint. The monsters look great, and the destruction is grand and thorough. This is no mock-up of Tokyo being trampled by a man in a costume. (Photo: Warner Bros.) Brock Ratcliff
"Heaven is for Real" By: Roger Olson Based on the best-seller about the purportedly true story of a 4-year-old's visit to heaven, "Heaven is for Real" is a surprising film, treating evangelical Christianity sympathetically. (Photo: Sony Pictures) Roger Olson