4 Ways Your Sunday School Can Combat Domestic Violence

Anybody who has ever had two or more children consuming food at the same time knows that such moments constitute a recipe for family disaster. Picture a pizza. Picture two kids. Picture one knife. Who will cut? That is the question! Let us assume that the chief...

How Your Church Can Help Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence is a reality that many people do not like to talk about or even know about. But the reality is that all of our communities have people who live in abusive homes and experience physical and sexual violence at the hands of a spouse or dating partner....

Why Climate Change Requires an Ethics of Urgency

Most of us seem to live somewhere between Chicken Little’s “The sky is falling!” and Rabbi Gamaliel’s counsel to “wait and see” (Acts 5:33-39) on the theological and spiritual validity of the emerging Christian movement. Some issues...

Domestic Violence Thrives Behind Closed Doors

Recently, I had the fun of going to Glen Lea Elementary School in Richmond, Va., with the staff from First Baptist Church and surprising the teachers with a show of appreciation. We knocked on classroom doors. When the teacher opened the door, we would burst in and...