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Author Mitch Randall

Mitch Randall is executive director of EthicsDaily.com.

More than 1.5 million Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon since 2011. However, people like Imam Imad Enchassi – and the nun who taught him as a boy – have left bright candles for all to follow. […] Read More

Growing up in Beirut, Imad Enchassi’s world was disrupted in 1982 when right-wing Christian militants slaughtered up to 3,000 people in two days. However, he would not give in to vengeance. […] Read More

As Suzii Paynter hands the baton to the next executive coordinator, she will leave the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on firm ground to launch a new era of ministry and missions. […] Read More

Our world that used to make sense, even though imperfect, seems more like the upside-down from “Stranger Things,” but it’s never too late for the prophets of truth to confront evil. […] Read More

Whether the Constitution or the Bible, we must apply the delicate balance between original intent, which can serve as our moral compass, versus a living document, which weighs current realities. […] Read More

A group of Radical Reformers, known as Anabaptists, found themselves facing a penalty of death at the hands of the Protestant government in Zurich, Switzerland, during the 16th century. Escaping their death sentence, Anabaptists fled to the foothills of the Alps. […] Read More

Heartbreaking and disturbing. That was how it felt standing outside the Southwest Key shelter, where more than 1,000 immigrant children were held. My soul was stirred, and my heart broke at the thought of little children separated from their parents. There is nothing more disconcerting for a parent than not knowing where your child is […] Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold President Trump’s ban on travelers entering the U.S. from certain majority-Muslim countries demonstrates the paradox between security and freedom. On the one hand, the court’s decision followed precedent allowing for broad presidential powers when it comes to national security. On the other hand, the decision seemed to […] Read More

Baptists have been my spiritual tribe as I walked my faith journey. From running through the halls of exciting Eastwood Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and attending Baptist summer camps to being trained by Baptist seminaries and employed by Baptist congregations and organizations, I have felt my Baptist pride swell with each passing year. Over […] Read More

The indigenous peoples of the U.S. were forced to relocate to Indian Territory after President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act in 1830. The removal and relocation policy toward Native peoples led to thousands of brown-skinned children and adults perishing on their forced march to Indian Territory. Native peoples, my people, called this federally […] Read More