Moral and Ethical Issues


Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Health | Jan. 6 2000

Christians more likely to divorce, study says

VENTURA, Calif. – A new study by the Barna Research Group in Ventura, Calif., says born-again Christians are more likely to go through... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Handover: Macau becomes territory of China

On Dec. 20, 1999, the first European colony in East Asia, followed Hong Kong in becoming a sovereign territory of the largest nation in the world.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Chinese court tries religious couple in secret

WUHAN, China – A couple arrested in the crackdown on the Falun Gong spiritual movement has reportedly been tried in secret in the central... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jan. 6 2000

Baptist receive White House apology over religious comment

White House spokesman Joe Lockhart had apologized for his comments linking the Southern Baptist Convention to organizations that “perpetuate... [READ MORE]

Children | Jan. 6 2000

Supreme Court upholds Vermont ruling

MONTPELIER, Vermont – Supreme Court says Vermont can’t subsidize religious school students. The nation’s highest court has... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 6 2000

Ridgecrest members share gospel with homeless

Students from Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Dothan, got a delayed start on handing out subway tokens during YouthLink 2000 in Atlanta. The 20 students... [READ MORE]

Churches | Jan. 6 2000

Tips for winter fire prevention

Winter time is hectic for most churches, with Christmas musicals and dramas, as well as other special events. During the cold of winter, it is... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 6 2000

Indonesian Christian/Muslim clash continues

MALUKU, Indonesia – More that 300 people died in clashes recently between Indonesian Christians and Muslims. In North Malice province,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

World Vision identifies hot spots for 2000

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Sri Lanka, Montenegro and an African “arc of conflict” will be among the 10 most volatile areas of violence,... [READ MORE]

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