Jennifer Lau, associate executive director of Canadian Baptist Ministries, talks about the "She Matters" campaign.
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Understanding people of all faiths is a valuable step in not only becoming a better citizen of the world, but in becoming a more understanding Christian as well. Islam is more than the faith of people on the other side of the globe. It is a growing part of America’s religious landscape. So what is […]Read More
Many Christians stepped out of their pews into news about an American attack on Afghanistan Sunday. Millions of Americans went from the Good News to troubling news, from worshipping the Prince of Peace to learning about strikes in the darkness a world away. The timing of the strikes must create a moral awkwardness for thoughtful […]Read More
A prominent Southern Baptist pastor and educator is concerned that President Bush is going overboard reaching out to the American Muslim community. Mark Coppenger, pastor of Evanston (Ill.) Baptist Church, and former president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, fears Bush may have a false view about the nature of Islam. In the wake of the […]Read More
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America have captured the attention of adults nationwide. But, children are watching too. Judith Myers-Walls, human development expert at Purdue University, prepared some tips for adults in helping children put such emotionally charged events into perspective. Â· Assume children know about what is happeningÂ· Help young people feel loved […]Read More
“The West Wing” took on terrorism during a special episode last Wednesday. But NBC’s presidential drama used words, not weapons, to counter the Sept. 11 attacks on Washington and New York. “Isaac and Ishmael,” a stand-alone episode from show creator Aaron Sorkin, halted the routine of the fictional Josiah Bartlett administration. The episode trapped high-school […]Read More