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Why Study the Didache?
Tom O’Loughlin, Nottingham University

The earliest Christian community at work and in prayer. The first how-to manual for the Church.

Once Supporters, Baptists Now Shirk Earth Day
Aaron Weave, Ethics Daily

When Earth Day began in 1970, Baptists actively supported the need for greater regulations to protect the planet. Today, too many Baptists shirk that responsibility.

Easter on way for the Orthodox
Andrew Estocin, Albuquerque Journal

Most Americans identify Orthodox Christianity with an ethnic group such as Greeks or Russians. However, in New Mexico, Orthodox Christians are a diverse group that prays and worships in English.

Religious Freedom and the Modern Antidiscrimination Regime
Rick Plasterer, Juicy Ecumenism

Robust protections for religious freedom are needed in contemporary society, both from legislatures and from courts, to prevent religious freedom from being subordinated to other interests offended by religious belief and practice.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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  • RogerMcKinney

    Baptists haven’t lost their concern for the environment. We just don’t want to be associated with pagan earth worship, a good description of environmentalism today. Baptists didn’t change; the environmental movement did.