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Why Your Church Needs to Stop Counting People
By: Joe LaGuardiaChurches often measure their growth by how many people they get in the pews on Sunday morning, but is that really the best way to measure the spiritual health of a congregation?
Ask Jesus into Your Heart: A History of the Sinner's Prayer
By: Thomas KiddSome evangelicals have criticized the "sinner's prayer" as unbiblical and superstitious. Is there more to salvation than uttering a formulaic prayer? Does it make the gospel too trite?
Where Are All These Liberian Baptists Going?
By: Richard WilsonNearly 2,000 people have been traveling through Liberia in March, but they aren't migrants or refugees fleeing conflict. This movement of people is a pilgrimage of memory and hope.
What Would It Look Like if The Church Repented?
By: Preston CleggAs we journey through the season of Lent, we have the opportunity to confess our individual and collective sins. What would it look like if the corporate church repented? Here's a start.
What I've Learned from Folks with Decades of Experience
By: Cliff VaughnSharing conversations with people who have decades of experience is a privilege that's enlivening and empowering. EthicsDaily.com's media producer discusses several souls who have impressed him.
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Religious Diversity Most Prevalent in Asia-Pacific Region
By: EthicsDaily Staff
The most religiously diverse nations are in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the Pew Research Center. The nation with the highest religious diversity rating was Singapore.



Diverse Reaction within Faith Community to Movie "Noah"
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Even while more people are reportedly reading the original story from Genesis online, the Hollywood blockbuster "Noah" has drawn a mixed response from the faith community.



Skype Interview: Robin Sandbothe on Social Media
By: EthicsDaily Staff
If your ministry uses social media, you have to stay on top of the changes. Learn how Central Baptist Theological Seminary views social media in a new EthicsDaily.com Skype interview.



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Culture and Media

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Blessed Is He Who Writes Without Using Smiley Faces
By: Bob Newell
Those who vociferously bemoan the disastrous decline in what was once considered polite, civil discourse might well spend a few well-chosen words of grief over the corruption of common communication.



What I've Learned from Folks with Decades of Experience
By: Cliff Vaughn
Sharing conversations with people who have decades of experience is a privilege that's enlivening and empowering. EthicsDaily.com's media producer discusses several souls who have impressed him.



4 Post World War I Lessons: How Psychotherapy Helps
By: Alistair Ross
Counseling and psychotherapy can aid us in understanding who and what we are, which then helps us, through the church, to engage with the traumas of our contemporary society.




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Baptist Life
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Yes, Even Baptists Have a Liturgical Calendar
By: Larry Coleman
Baptists have their own informal liturgical calendar. The more you embed your life in the Christian calendar, the more meaningful the gospel will become. It's an invitation to experience all of Christ repeatedly.



Where Are All These Liberian Baptists Going?
By: Richard Wilson
Nearly 2,000 people have been traveling through Liberia in March, but they aren't migrants or refugees fleeing conflict. This movement of people is a pilgrimage of memory and hope.



Church Trends: What's Trending in Local Churches?
By: Zach Dawes
Four Baptist leaders shared their insights about the trends they saw in church life. Their top trends center on technology, staffing changes brought on by economic factors, and an altered focus on missions.



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Christians, Muslims Collaborate to Curb Terrorism, Encourage Peace
By: Rick Love
When Christians and Muslims unite to promote peacekeeping in nations like Pakistan and Somalia, their work helps to undermine terrorism.



World Cup Preparation Ignores Migrant Workers' Protection
By: Vinoth Ramachandra
Since Qatar won the bid to host soccer's World Cup in 2022, more than 400 migrant workers have died on the country's construction sites. And that number could reach 4,000 when the World Cup begins.



Ukraine Crisis Needs Respectful Dialogue to Reach Peace
By: William Yoder
As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds and Crimea returns to Russia, all parties need to exercise linguistic disarmament. Only a cautious and respectful diction can point the way toward peace.




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Church and Theology
Church and Theology

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Time to Exercise a Theology of Physical Fitness
By: James Ellis
Your body is a precious gift that you should honor God with by treating it with great care. That means getting adequate rest and sleep, committing to physical fitness and eating healthy.



Sharing Your Faith is Challenging Even in Christian Nations
By: Chris Hall
Evangelism in countries where Christians are a minority has its challenges, but navigating the varying images of Jesus can be equally difficult where Christians are a majority.



Marriages Work Best with Mutually Submissive Spouses
By: Michael Helms
Some preachers proclaim that men and women are equal before God but created for different roles. That sounds good on the surface, but it's a model that's ripe for abuse.




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Movie Reviews
"Noah"
By: Terry Austin
You might enjoy "Noah" if you don't expect a spiritual experience. If you're a big fan of robots and apocalyptic movies, this film may be what you're seeking. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)



"Noah"
By: Brock Ratcliff
While "Noah" is an interesting and thought-provoking movie, it is also cumbersome and stretched too thin. The film simply isn't entertaining enough to be worthwhile. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)



"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)


"True Grit"
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)



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