Answering Whether or Not Religion is a Good Thing

Answering Whether or Not Religion is a Good Thing

Is religion a good thing? How would you respond to that question? Perhaps some of you would quickly answer in the affirmative, and a few of you would likely answer in the negative. However, maybe many of you, like me, would want to respond, “It depends.” Or, in...

Religious Tolerance Matters for Everyone – Part 2

I traveled in early September 2016 to East Africa for a Christian mission conference. The Kenya Airway flight from Liberia took me through Freetown, Sierra Leone, and Accra, Ghana, to my final destination, Nairobi, Kenya. Upon our arrival to Freetown, several...

Religious Tolerance Matters for Everyone – Part 1

The entire community at Ricks Institute gathered in the school’s auditorium at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 5, 2016. It was the first day of the 2016-17 academic year for the K-12 Baptist boarding school in Liberia. It was my responsibility as the principal and chief...