4 Ways Your Church Can Give Dads Their Due

Father’s Day is right around the corner, which begs the question: “Do dads really ever get a day?” While Father’s Day is on every calendar, both print and electronic, most dads I know have to be reminded when their day rolls around every June....
Profiles in Goodwill: Doug Dortch

Profiles in Goodwill: Doug Dortch

Doug Dortch is the senior minister of Mountain Brook Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Doug’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? York, a small community in west Alabama. 2. What is your favorite...

Social Capital: Medical Apartment Ministry

The future of the church is in serious jeopardy. At least that’s the opinion of researchers who have been tracking the decline of participation in church activities over the last 10 to 20 years. While the causes for this decline are myriad and complicated, the...

Reformation Teaches Us the Power of Preaching

The last Sunday of October is Reformation Sunday – a time to look back on one of the “great reversals” in the history of the church, to use Phyllis Tickle’s term, the ripples of which we still minister out of today. But, at the same time, Reformation...