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Nearly half of U.S. Protestant pastors reported increased giving in 2018, a report found, with larger churches the most likely to experience increased giving this year. […] Read More

The Baptist Center for Ethics has demonstrated the continuing need for Christians to work at creating a new and appropriate sense of what should be normal in living a Christian life. […] Read More

Volunteering and other hands-on ways of helping others are more likely to be seen as generous actions by U.S. adults over financial contributions, a report says. […] Read More

My support for EthicsDaily.com / Baptist Center for Ethics means more than providing resources for an institution. It’s a way of strengthening a community of fellow travelers. […] Read More

Personal relationship is the most common reason U.S. Protestant and nondenominational adults who attend church at least monthly donate to charitable causes, according to a LifeWay Research report published on April 17. Twenty-one percent of respondents said they donated because they “personally knew someone who worked at the charity” when asked what led them to […] Read More

The beginning of a new year is traditionally perceived as a season for clean slates and new beginnings. Depending on your perspective, you might consider the new year as a time to turn over a new leaf, to start that post-holiday diet, to begin that exercise regimen or to generally clean up your act and […] Read More

Giving to religious organizations declined to 52 percent of U.S. adults in 2017, according to a Gallup report published on Dec. 21. This continues a 12-year trend. In 2005, a high of 64 percent of adults gave to religious charities, which declined to 59 percent by 2008, 55 percent by 2013 and 52 percent by […] Read More

The Baptist Center for Ethics and EthicsDaily.com have been shining the light of the gospel for more than 26 years. As the world seems to grow darker from hatred, bigotry, war, violence, disease and other disheartening examples, BCE and EthicsDaily.com seek to offer an ember of truth. There has never been a more critical time […] Read More

Seven columnists have shared why they support financially EthicsDaily.com. They are pastors, professors, denominational leaders and a layperson. While each explained their support on different grounds, three themes kept surfacing – trust, reliability and resources. First is trust. “I believe and trust in the leadership and staff,” wrote Emmanuel McCall, pastor of the First Baptist […] Read More

My wife and I are blessed beyond measure to be able to give to worthy causes, especially during the Christmas season. We give our tithe and offerings throughout the year to our church, and that is our first priority in Christian financial stewardship. Beyond our church, we have chosen to support specific Christian endeavors. Some […] Read More