Christian Ethics: The Hard Road of Doing Right

Christian Ethics: The Hard Road of Doing Right

Ethics is not a popular topic among church folks. One simple reason for this is ethics is about “right” in action. It begins with thinking, philosophizing and theologizing about what is right, but it doesn’t end there. It applies the theory by focusing on doing right...
Nurses’ Brutal Honesty Carries Heavy Burden

Nurses’ Brutal Honesty Carries Heavy Burden

The U.S. recognizes National Nurses Week each year from May 6-12. At no time in our recent history have we been reminded how important this profession is like we have over the last year. Nurses are more than essential; they are one of the most respected professions....
Sunday School Values Comin’ Down

Sunday School Values Comin’ Down

In 1990, Robert Fulghum wrote All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. He listed the basic values of sharing, playing fair, apologizing and fully embracing the Golden Rule. Fulghum added the value of “warm cookies and cold milk” and reminded readers that...
Morality Without God? World Has Mixed Response

Morality Without God? World Has Mixed Response

Is it necessary to believe in a higher power in order to be a moral person and have good values? Wide-ranging responses to this question are visible between, and even within, nations, according to a Pew Research Center report published July 20. The report reveals...