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Category: Ethics

Cross

A burned cross was found Tuesday morning at a Baptist church in Tennessee. A church member of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church reported the fire and police were called to the scene at the mostly black church. Sgt. Charles Gill, of the Clarksville Police Department, said the incident was a hate crime. There are…

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goodlie

“The ‘Lost Boys’ of Sudan are a generation that was displaced. They lost their homes and families in the war between Sudan’s Arab Islamic government against the Christians, animists, and black Africans in the South. More than 2 million people have died as the war has dragged on for 17 years.” Now their story is…

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texas

Texas has experienced a 13 percent decline in its abortion rate since lawmakers pased a bill that requires abortion providers to meet basic health and safety standards at their facilities. The new law has led some clinic owners to close instead of paying for the mandatory upgrades. According to a recently published study by the…

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bible

From behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-”progressive.” He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape below and mockingly sneers, “War on Christianity? What war on Christianity?” He then resumes shooting, all the while insisting that those uncooperative Christians who scatter for cover behind the word of…

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Golden

The political atmosphere at this moment in history in the United States, and around the world, is a tumultuous one. As tensions mount in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, foreign policy within American politics is being more hotly debated than it has in the last few years. We’re at a place in the American…

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tony-dungy

NFL television analyst and former coach Tony Dungy backed off on Tuesday from comments he “wouldn’t want to deal with” the diversions arising from drafting the league’s first openly gay player, saying he was referring to media attention surrounding such a move. Dungy, who was head coach of the Indianapolis Colts when they won the…

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India Hindu Festival

The converted church sits in a quiet Tempe neighborhood just off U.S. 60. The outside looks much like any church, but inside is an enormous statue of Vishnu and the lesser gods and goddesses of the Hindu faith. Four Hindu priests live in or near the the Sri Venkata Krishna Kshetra temple and provide religious…

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jonah

In a disturbing wave of violence in Mosul this month, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) terrorist group destroyed churches, monasteries, and statues, and disturbed the grave of the biblical prophet Jonah. A video posted on YouTube July 9 shows a tomb being destroyed with a sledgehammer, and Nineveh officials said the grave…

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CA

America has experienced at least two Great Awakenings in its spiritual history. But in a time when so many feel another is desperately needed, what can spark it? Many Christians are hoping that a massive spiritual assault they’ve launched on Washington, D.C., will be that spark. They’ve come by the thousands for “Celebrate America,” a…

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CFI

An atheist advocacy group has become the latest organization to drop its endorsement of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act because of concerns over the religious exemption. The legislation, meant as a federal measure to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, allows religious organizations, including colleges, churches, hospitals, and faith-based organizations, to…

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dove

While the violence escalates in Israel and Gaza, a movement is taking hold that unites Jews, Muslims and others in a campaign for peace. In the face of escalating violence in Israel and Gaza, Jews, Muslims and others are planning a daylong fast on July 15, 2014, in support of peace in the region. On…

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