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|Why I'm Opposed to Fundamentalist Calvinism – Part 1|
By: Roger OlsonThe author of "Against Calvinism" explains that not all of Calvinism is objectionable. It's the rise and influence of aggressive, fundamentalist Calvinism in contemporary evangelicalism that concerns him.
|Phases of Jesus' Ministry Reflect Our Own Lives|
By: Sam ChaiseReflecting on the seasons of the liturgical worship calendar brings to mind the different phases of ministry that Jesus had, from popularity to struggle. It's a lot like our own lives.
|7 Steps to Increase Your Self-Discipline in Ministry|
By: Mark TidsworthOne of the nice benefits of serving as a pastor or church staff member is the control you have over your schedule, but it's also a contributing factor to the need for high levels of self-discipline.
|Most Churches Welcome Anyone – Except This Group|
By: Chris SmithMany churches say they welcome anyone, but it's a different story when it comes to released prisoners. They fear that if they open themselves to these citizens, they could do them harm.
Skype Interview: Greg DeLoach on Lent Read More ...
By: EthicsDaily Staff
More Baptist churches are observing Lent, which begins on March 5 this year. Learn how one Baptist pastor and his church began to recognize Lent in their services.
Baptists Helping to Serve New Ukraine
By: Paul Hobson
A Baptist elder has been selected as the new interim president of Ukraine as the nation rebuilds after its political upheaval. He has vowed to step down after elections in May.
Southern Baptist Church Plants People to Respond to Baptism
By: Brian Kaylor
Elevation Church, a Southern Baptist megachurch, has a guide on how to hold spontaneous baptism services with this instruction: Plant people to respond to the call. Is that ethical?
George Liele: Father of Baptist Missions Read More ...
By: Noel Erskine
Before Adoniram Judson sailed for Burma and William Carey left for India, George Liele began his mission work in Jamaica. He was the first ordained black Baptist pastor in the U.S. and the Caribbean.
American Baptists Encourage Churches to Visit Prisoners
By: Stan Moody
The American Baptist Churches Home Mission Societies has taken the bold step of encouraging its 5,300 congregations to live out Jesus' mandate to visit those in U.S. jails and prisons.
Helping Your Church Catch Lent Requires Slow Effort
By: Larry Coleman
If it took the ancient church a century to birth Lenten practices, realize you aren't going to make it all happen in your church this March. Here are a few ways to slowly introduce Lenten liturgies.
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Church and Theology
Why Your Bivocational Church Must Share Responsibility Read More ...
By: Dennis Bickers
Too many bivocational pastors burn out because they try to do it all. Pastors must learn to take care of themselves by allowing the rest of the church to share in ministry tasks.
"Is the God of Mohammed the God of Christianity?"
By: Richard Wilson
When we focus on a doctrine of exclusion, Christians and Muslims miss the important opportunities to focus on common issues, such as attention to the poor and the quest for spiritual maturity.
Phases of Jesus' Ministry Reflect Our Own Lives
By: Sam Chaise
Reflecting on the seasons of the liturgical worship calendar brings to mind the different phases of ministry that Jesus had, from popularity to struggle. It's a lot like our own lives.
"12 Years a Slave" Read More ...
By: Jon Kuhrt
"12 Years a Slave" is a brilliant yet relentlessly traumatic film that shares a disturbing and epic tale of the way one man survives the kind of injustice that God hates. (Photo: Fox Searchlight)
"Saving Mr. Banks"
By: Brock Ratcliff
"Saving Mr. Banks" tells the story of Walt Disney's negotiation with the author of "Mary Poppins" for the novel's rights. It's a story about our need for redemption and release. (Photo: Walt Disney Studios)
"Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol"
Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to go to your nearest theater and see "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," one of the best popcorn movies of 2011. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)
The first "True Grit" focused on the legendary John Wayne. This new version by Joel and Ethan Coen focuses on a 14-year-old girl and what she'll do to make things right in a world of sin and loss. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)