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Why does the Baptist Center for Ethics produce Sunday school curriculum? Because we believe ethics is at the heart of Christian faith, not a side product, not a secondary matter of concern, not an occasional emphasis, not an afterthought. Ethics is a full partner with...

Rethinking Missions in the 21st Century

Prior to a February trip to the tsunami-affected nations of Sri Lanka and India, Paul Montacute, director of Baptist World Aid, explained to me that the Baptist World Alliance has a threefold strategy for meeting human needs. First is relief, ensuring that victims of...

How Much Salt Is Enough?

When Christians talk about influencing culture, one of the time-proven proof texts is Matthew 5:13, in which Jesus said, “You are the salt of the earth.” As salt penetrates food and flavors it, Christians engage society and influence its tenor, or so goes...

Teach Your Parents Well

Because I’m not a parent, I’m in no position to tell people how to raise their children. And unlike the Southern Seminary professor who wants to “raise up violent sons,” I do not hold a doctorate in theology degree. My theological education is...