Ethics code chapter and verse for pastors
Washington Times, Colton Totland

The National Association of Evangelicals, seeking to give more guidance to church and congregational leaders on how to conduct themselves, has issued what is believed to be the first “code of ethics” for pastors.

Social Justice Priorities: Life and Religious Liberty
First Things, George Weigel

At this critical moment in history, there are two social justice priorities for the Catholic Church in the United States: the defense of life at all stages and in all conditions, and the defense of religious freedom for all. During this Fortnight for Freedom, in which the U.S. bishops are calling all Catholics to pray and work for religious freedom, it’s important to reflect on the linkage between these two great causes.

The Religious Left’s Hunger for Big Government
Acton Power Blog, Ray Nothstine

“I was Hungry and You . . . Called your Congressman” is a good report from Kristin Rudolph over at the IRD blog. The article covers Bread for the World president David Beckmann’s comments to a group of “emergent Christians” in Washington D.C.

The Theology of the Body
Relevant, Matthew Lee Anderson

Why a holistic faith needs to include the physical.