Category: Tolerance

Opinion – Racial Injustice and the Erosion of America’s Global Standing

Opinion – Racial Injustice and the Erosion of America’s Global Standing

A specter is haunting America, one of centuries-old pathologies never structurally addressed. When the 2020 black lives matter protests began, following the police killing of an unarmed man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis, it should have been a domestic crisis. Instead, the outrage following Floyd’s death, compounded by the scandal-prone leadership of the Trump administration, has quickly turned what was originally […]

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White Christians at ‘a moment of reckoning,’ author says

White Christians at ‘a moment of reckoning,’ author says

Jefferson Davis’ statue coming down in Richmond, Va., and Walmart refusing to fly the Mississippi state flag because of its Confederate emblem are powerful signs the movement against white supremacy is taking hold, Robert P. Jones said during an online discussion hosted June 26 by the BJC. “We are at a moment of reckoning,” said Jones, CEO and founder of […]

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An early celebration of Emancipation Day (Juneteenth) in 1900 (Austin History Center, Austin Public Library)

Juneteenth: An American Celebration

The First Juneteenth “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are […]

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A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

As we face these uncertain times in our nation and the world, preaching a sermon on prayer at a time like this would be like the idiomatic phrase “preaching to the choir“. When the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) issued the first call for nationwide prayer for Sunday June 14, it was to lament those we’ve lost due COVID-19 and […]

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Police force a black youth to the ground. He was among about 80 student demonstrators who marched on the U.S. consulate on University Ave. to back civil rights workers in Alabama on March 16, 1966. (Gerry Barker/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

Church is the Right Place to Address George Floyd’s Death

Reaching, Touching and Changing Lives through Evangelism and Church Planting. Matt. 28:19-20 The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the USA is saddened by the murder of Mr. George Floyd by a policeman who swore to serve and protect lives. We weep as a nation because of our disregard for life not just in Floyd’s case but in so many […]

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Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country

Barack Obama says protests across the country aren’t like the 1968 riots, which some think helped elect Nixon

KEY POINTS Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday he doesn’t think the protests erupting across the country are like those the U.S. faced in 1968. Many have drawn comparison to the two years, which saw economic challenges and racial strife. Richard Nixon was elected president in 1968, by campaigning on “law and order” in the wake of those riots. Former […]

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Crucifixion, seen from the Cross by James Tissot - Online Collection of Brooklyn Museum, c. 1890. (Brooklyn Museum, 2008)

Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

The Sayings of Jesus on the cross are the seven expressions biblically attributed to Jesus during his crucifixion. Traditionally, the brief sayings have been called “words”. Christ Jesus died on the Cross to redeem mankind, to save us from our sins because of his love for us. As recorded in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in the […]

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How to Be Successful in a Toxic Culture

How to Be Successful in a Toxic Culture

If you’re working in a toxic organizational culture, you already know what a struggle it can be to succeed—or even survive. You’re far from alone—many people find themselves doing a job they love in a workplace they hate. You may not be able to single-handedly change the culture around you, but there are things you can do to advance your […]

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In Defense of Rigidity

In Defense of Rigidity

“Clericalism has a direct consequence in rigidity. Have you never seen young priests all stiff in black cassocks and hats in the shape of the planet Saturn on their heads? Behind all the rigid clericalism there are serious problems.” —Pope Francis, September 5, 2019 address to Jesuits in Mozambique Though it is one of the more prominent themes in the […]

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Existential crisis Art Print by daphnetantiart

Existential Crisis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

An existential crisis may occur when a person frequently wonders whether or not life has any inherent meaning or purpose. A person may also question their own existence within a world that might seem meaningless. Most people experience anxiety, depression, and stress at some point in their lives. For many, these emotions are short-term and don’t interfere too much with […]

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