By: EthicsDaily Staff In a bipartisan hearing, senators addressed the growing challenge of prescription drug abuse that is taking place across the U.S. in both rural and urban areas and becoming a leading factor in incarceration.
By: EthicsDaily Staff The most "Bible-minded" cities are found in the southern United States, the Barna Research Group found. The annual survey found all of the top 10 cities were located below the Mason-Dixon Line.
By: Stacy Sergent When someone is grieving the loss of a loved one, the less said the better. Well-meaning words can be hurtful. Here are five suggestions on what to say - if you have to say something.
By: Chuck Summers Humans have radically altered the landscape of the earth. Many animals now have only a fraction of their original habitat. What we do with the land around us has repercussions on numerous species.
By: Matt Sapp The presidential race turns to a new chapter today as the Iowa caucus kicks off primary season. Here are four things pastors and laity need to do as we consider which candidates get our votes.
By: Terry Austin What personal traits and skills are important for the next president of the United States? No matter what their political party, we need someone with the qualities to identify the best approach to the issues.
By: Wade Smith Remember your excitement on the first day of college? Well, it's almost as if you're in college again. The final's 10 months away, and you have a lot of studying to do. As Christians, let's be model students.
By: Mark Tidsworth Recognize it or not, like it or not, all congregations are currently in the change process. The question then is about adaptation: How effectively will you navigate these white waters of change?
By: Larry McSwain How healthy is your church? That will vary based on several factors, including socioeconomic status and location. But here are seven core markers to see how your church fares during its checkup.
By: Ircel Harrison 'Trumbo,' a film about a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter, reminds us how easily we turn on those who are different from us. It's particularly interesting in light of our current political climate. (Photo: Bleeker Street Media)
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