The Common Good

Articles By Joel C. Hunter

We need to build understanding as well as skills to break the cycle of poverty, because our obligation as Christians is not just help, it’s love.
I got accused of everything from turning my back on Christ to taking God out of the classroom!
Society's challenges won't be resolved just by being civil in our public discourse.
My 5-year-old granddaughter lost her battle with cancer. We returned from a family vacation, where Ava was her usual playful, exuberant self, and the next day she complained of a headache.
Are parties becoming just another name for permanent divisiveness?
We underestimate the power of a single voice.
I recently attended a private symposium of Christian leaders—scientists, theologians, and pastors, along with other scholars.
Addressing social issues with courage and compassion.
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved. —Barbara Johnson
I loved that movie with Mandy Moore about a terminally ill preacher’s daughter who tutored a rebellious peer.