Mitch Randall, executive director of EthicsDaily.com, recaps the year! Please consider a year-end, tax-deductible gift to EthicsDaily.com in support of Christian ethics.
The environmental protection movement is one of the top supported social movements in the United States, according to a recent poll review. The environmental protection movement is one of the top supported social movements in the United States, according to a recent poll review. “Many social movements find it difficult to survive once their goals […]Read More
The convicted killer Gary Graham is scheduled for execution by lethal injection in Texas at 6 p.m., Thursday, one week after the Southern Baptist Convention passed its first statement supporting the death penalty. The convicted killer Gary Graham is scheduled for execution by lethal injection in Texas at 6 p.m., Thursday, one week after the […]Read More
Most Americans support women as religious leaders and have “strong reaction” to the Southern Baptist Convention’s new statement of faith, according to a recent poll. “While the Southern Baptist delegates voted overwhelmingly in favor of this change, it has met with strong reaction from other quarters,” read the poll review from Gallup News Service. A […]Read More
Protecting a conservative culture was at the heart of the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, not an uncommon move when a religious body perceives itself endangered. With religion editors focusing on the exclusion of women as pastors and preachers arguing about the Bible, one aspect of the meeting received less than adequate commentary. […]Read More
The first great wave of Baptist women mission volunteers coincided with the first American movement for women’s rights, in the 1840s. At that time mainstream American religion prescribed the role of “domestic evangelists” for women. Their ministry was to occur in the private “sphere” of the home, “separate” from men. As Baptists competed with Methodists […]Read More