Materials: Ethics (Documents)

Digital Technology and the Christian Life

This essay offers some thoughts on digital technology and argues that we should bring our digital life under the Lordship of Jesus. It deals with the philosophy, theology, and ethics of digital technology. It concludes with an injunction for us to be masters of our technology, never the servants. Such appeal is base on the old bu always up-to-date principle: “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Cor 10:31).

Author: 
Elias Brasil de Souza

Groundbreaking Conference on Homosexuality Held

The church’s relation to the issue of homosexuality, including biblical, ethical, biological, and practical aspects are described in light of recent and extensive research.

Author: 
Clinton Wahlen

Powerful, Easty-to-Use Bible Software

Use of Accordance Bible software (now available in both Mac and Windows versions) is reviewed and explained, including basic and advanced searches, tagged texts and tools, and scholarly packages that were available up to 2011.

Author: 
Clinton Wahlen

The Biblical Research Institute Ethics Committee and the Question of Surrogate Motherhood

Surrogate motherhood is a challenging ethical issue and must be careful considered by women who think about becoming birth mothers as well as by couples who attempt to have children by using such an approach.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Theology, Ethics, and Church Growth

Church growth is one of the most important contemporary challenges of the 21st century. In order to know how we should address this issue, the author invites us to reflect, from an ethical and theological perspective, on the challenges we face and will face in some areas of the world where church growth is moderate or intensive.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired