A Selfish, Shabby Substitute for Religious Freedom
A Selfish, Shabby Substitute for Religious Freedom

By: Marv Knox When many people talk about "freedom of religion," they mean they want government to allow them to freely exercise their religion, but they don't care about others' religion. It's "Protestant privilege."

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What Trump Can Learn from Bible's 'Worst Deal Ever'
What Trump Can Learn from Bible's 'Worst Deal Ever'

By: Brian Kaylor President Trump called 2015's Iran nuclear deal the "worst deal" ever negotiated and said he would decertify it. Maybe he could take a lesson from the Israelites, who actually made the worst deal ever but put honor first.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Jason Coker
Profiles in Goodwill: Jason Coker

By: EthicsDaily Staff Jason Coker is coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Mississippi.

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When You Allow Terror to Overwhelm Human Rights
When You Allow Terror to Overwhelm Human Rights

By: Frank Rees To deal with terrorism, we are willing to allow our leaders to implement measures to undermine our freedoms. A real solution, however, will require talk and respect. It's the only way peace is created.

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Vaclav Havel - The Moral Nature of Political Leadership
Vaclav Havel - The Moral Nature of Political Leadership

By: Gordon King Vaclav Havel, former president of Czechoslovakia, emphasized the moral nature of genuine political leadership. As president, he believed he should stress the significance of moral values in all spheres of life.

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Does Another Option Exist to Handle North Korea?
Does Another Option Exist to Handle North Korea?

By: Frank Rees North Korea must not have nuclear weapons, U.S. officials say. Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has said the U.N. is out of options regarding North Korea. Is that true? Is there another way?

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The Selfish Sin That Drives 'America First' Mindset
The Selfish Sin That Drives 'America First' Mindset

By: Blake Hart The popular America First philosophy regards greed on a societal scale as moral, but such thinking is rooted in selfishness. The Christian faith offers the antidote to this line of thinking.

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Why This World Needs a Global Outpouring of Grace
Why This World Needs a Global Outpouring of Grace

By: Nick Lear The threat and reality of death and destruction are the ultimate ways of exercising power, influence and control over someone else. It's been that way for generations. What will change the status quo?

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Migrants Sacrifice, Risk Death for Chance at Better Life
Migrants Sacrifice, Risk Death for Chance at Better Life

By: Juan Aragon Migrants know the challenges facing them, even the lingering threat of death. Like Uziel, many make the sacrifice not only for their own personal benefit but also for the good of those they love. Here's his story.

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Abolishing Johnson Amendment Would Diminish Gospel
Abolishing Johnson Amendment Would Diminish Gospel

By: Michael Helms The Johnson Amendment grants churches tax-exempt status as long as they don't endorse or oppose political candidates. If it's abolished, churches would be known by their politics, and the gospel harder to hear.

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Reflecting on Donald Trump and Climate Change
Reflecting on Donald Trump and Climate Change

By: John Weaver President Trump's administration has expressed troubling views on climate change. We should pray that the campaign-trail rhetoric continues to be moderated in the shaping of good government.

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While Size of Crowds Notable, They Prove Nothing
While Size of Crowds Notable, They Prove Nothing

By: Reggie Warren Comparing crowd sizes became a surprising focal point following President Trump's inauguration. But what do they mean? Christians in the 21st century should know that the size of crowds mean little.

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After Inauguration, Churches Begin Work of Empathy
After Inauguration, Churches Begin Work of Empathy

By: Gary Furr For the last 18 months, the presidential campaign season has shown that our differences are complex and deep. For churches, it's an opportunity to become more deeply involved in the ministry of reconciliation.

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Our Collective Humanitarian Failure in Syria - Part 2
Our Collective Humanitarian Failure in Syria - Part 2

By: Rupen Das Although the Syrian crisis is a seminal moment in history, rays of hope exist amid what seems a very discouraging scenario. For the first time in a long while, local churches are serving as major humanitarian actors.

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Our Collective Humanitarian Failure in Syria - Part 1
Our Collective Humanitarian Failure in Syria - Part 1

By: Rupen Das Certain horrific events force the international community to take stock. The Biafran crisis was one; the Rwandan genocide another. With Syria's crisis, we face another time when we must assess our collective failure.

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Why I Support BCE/EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts
Why I Support BCE/EthicsDaily.com with My Gifts

By: Jim Hill Christians continue to struggle with ethical questions. The Baptist Center for Ethics / EthicsDaily.com takes on the hard issues that we sometimes prefer to avoid. That's why I support them with my gifts.

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