MLK Jr. Memorial in Washington D.C.

Chaos or Community

Chaos! A foreign war with mounting casualties, economic disparity expanding across the nation, and a racial divide across our pulpits, local communities, and federal halls of government—these realities offer little hope for the promise of a triumphant future. Chaos!

Close shot of the wiring of a computer

FTX Crash: How Principled Leadership Could Have Avoided the Downfall

The recent implosion of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, along with the unethical behavior of its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, has brought integrity to the forefront and stands as a stark reminder that principled leadership and biblical values are stabilizing and crucial functions in market economies.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A Funeral for a Man Named King

As we remember King, we not only remember how he lived but how he died. It’s been 53 years since he stood on that balcony in Memphis, yet violence is still among us: it’s in our speech, in our halls of Congress, in our universities, in our pulpits, and even at our kitchen tables. King’s tragic death serves as an object lesson, for as he often stated: “an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.”

Robert Gates

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Joins Webinar to Discuss U.S. Foreign Policy

On June 18, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates joined the World Affairs Council of Dallas and the Institute for Global Engagement at Dallas Baptist University for a free webinar event discussing U.S. foreign policy.

General Mattis

Former Secretary of Defense Gen. Jim Mattis Speaks at DBU

His call sign is Chaos but he is calling for civility. On Friday night, General James Mattis spoke in Dallas about his new book, the need for leadership, and the importance of civility in today’s tribal culture. According to Gen. Mattis, “We need more friendliness in this country.”