CBF theologian-in-residence David Gushee sees an opportunity to revive a social witness weakened by Southern Baptist Convention controversy in the last century.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 14:15

New wine for the Baptists

Our challenge is discerning how God is transforming the old and the new together.

Published in Thinking Theologically

The drift of history does not decide truth.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 15 August 2014 13:55

Jesus and brain science agree

Money kills empathy.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 11 August 2014 13:55

SBC public policy arm launches think tank

The SBC’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission is announcing the launch of a new Research Institute with an array of new scholars and professionals as research fellows.

Published in Organizations

But how that plays out in denominations of autonomous congregations can be tricky.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 23 June 2014 20:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Thursday, 19 December 2013 13:40

Charting clergy trust

Why are clergy honesty and ethics rankings at an all-time low?

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 11:09

Gun violence too close to home

Seventeen months after a mass shooting at a nearby movie theater, gun violence has once more erupted in a typical Colorado neighborhood.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 08 November 2013 07:38

Ethicist says violence a moral option

In a broken world, Christians sometimes may need to use force — even deadly force — to protect the innocent, but they always should recognize their actions fall short of God’s ideal, a Christian ethicist told students at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.

Published in Social Issues
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