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NCAA scandal spurs warnings against sports idolatryPLANO, Texas (BP) -- Amid news of an NCAA basketball scandal involving alleged illegal payments to recruits, two Southern Baptist-linked high schools known for producing elite players have underscored the need for a God-focused perspective in athletics.
"We've got a couple of young men that are being actively recruited" by college basketball programs, said David Conrady, boys basketball coach at Prestonwood Christian Academy, a ministry of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. "I expressed to them [that] it all starts with your foundation of what you believe in. Read More
Gallup poll records 'humbling' moral declineNASHVILLE (BP) -- A Gallup poll indicating Americans are more "left-leaning" than ever on 10 of 19 moral issues has been called "humbling" and "chastening" by a Southern Baptist Convention seminary president. A Fordham University ethicist critiqued the poll as "deeply misleading" for suggesting moral permissiveness is limited to liberals. Read More
Ethicists' challenges & resources noted by CoppengerKANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- A former president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Mark Coppenger, delivered this year's C.W. Scudder Lectures on Ethics at the Kansas City, Mo., campus.
MBTS President Jason Allen said the legacy of Coppenger as Midwestern's third president from 1995-1999 "continues on to this very day, especially in the area of faculty hires. There are still professors and administrators serving our seminary who were hired by Dr. Coppenger. We are truly grateful for all he's done to further Christ's Kingdom and, in particular, for his fine leadership of this institution during ... Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Ethics -- more important than theology?
Christian ethics, Andrew Spencer writes, entails "a foundation of orthodox Christian doctrine. We cannot do ethics apart from theology. … Unless you believe rightly, there is little hope you will live rightly." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Ethicists & biomedical researchers
Scientists "know how to do things ethicists shouldn't handle without adult supervision," college president Barry Creamer writes, while ethicists "address matters neither visible through the medical researcher's most advanced microscope nor comprehended by even the most persuasive rhetoric. … Certainly neither should wish for the other simply to go away." Read More