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How Christians Have Led the Way on Prison Reform

The story I’m most struck by in the Bible is the one of the woman…

There’s More to Social Justice Than Just ‘Raising Awareness’

Whenever I see my friend Keturah—which isn’t all that often, since an international boundary bisects…

The Ukraine War is Causing a Hunger Crisis in Africa

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, it didn’t just bring pain and turmoil to Eastern…

How Do You Know if a Brand Is Ethical?

Perhaps you remember the horror of the 2013 Bangladesh garment factory collapse, or maybe you…

WaPo: Franklin Graham Pushed a Woman to Return to Her Abusive Husband

The Washington Post has shared a lengthy report about Naghmeh Panahi, an Iranian immigrant who…

Six Father’s Day Gifts that Also Give Back to Charities

Haven’t bought a gift for Father’s Day yet? Want to get your pops something different…

Canada and Denmark Have Finally Achieved Peace in History’s Most Wholesome Land Dispute

In the middle of a frozen channel in the Arctic Ocean sits a small, uninteresting…

Seven Books That Will Help You Care for the Poor

My curious nature and appetite for reading led me to a career in journalism, and…

At Least 50 Are Dead in a Nigerian Church Shooting

Reuters is reporting that gunmen stormed a Catholic mass in southwest Nigeria on Sunday in…

Canada Has Proposed a Nationwide ‘Freeze’ on Handgun Sales

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will introduce legislation to put a “freeze” on buying and…

The Scandal of the Church’s Silence on Abuse

Too often, when issues of sexual abuse come up, the Church simply stays silent. But…

How to Actually Fight for Peace

Last weekend, citizens of Buffalo, New York; Laguna Woods, California; and Houston, Texas, faced attacks…

An Israeli Court Will Permit the Eviction of 1,000 Palestinians From the West Bank

In what is being called one of the biggest single expulsions of Palestinians since the…

Report: Russia Is Using Trained Dolphins to Protect Its Black Sea Naval Base

USNI News reports that Russia has recruited several pods of dolphins to its ongoing invasion…

Putin Is Using Bible Verses to Defend Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Last Friday, thousands of Russians packed into Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium to celebrate the eighth anniversary…

How Christians Can Lead the Way on the Incarcerated

We cage things we don’t understand. We take away names, replace them for numbers and…

Russian Evangelical Leader: ‘I Mourn What My Country Has Done’

On March 12, the leader of the Russian Evangelical Alliance Vitaly Vlasenko apologized to Ukraine…

The War in Ukraine Is Not a Sign of the End Times, It’s a Humanitarian Crisis That Needs Our Help

“I think you can say, ‘Well, Putin’s out of his mind.’ Yes, maybe so. But…

What Does Loving Your Enemies Look Like in a War?

Hatred is so much easier than love. ​“Kids, come to our room please.” My four…

Watch a Group of Ukrainian Christians Sing and Pray in Kyiv Days Before the Attack

A video is circulating online of Ukrainian Christians worshipping in a metro station in Kyiv,…

Ukraine Has Been Invaded by Russia — Here’s What We Know and How You Can Help

After months of military buildups, warnings of violence and diplomatic efforts for peace from nations…

How Can We Make More Christians Care About the Environment?

The current political climate within the American Church is full of debate over a myriad…

Does Jesus Defend Our Enemies?

Jesus hung out with all sorts of strange folk, but it was the “good,” successful,…

Apparently Chile’s President-Elect Is a Huge Swiftie Who Will Leap to Taylor’s Defense at a Moment’s Notice

Yesterday, the internet was set briefly aflame in a little dustup between Taylor Swift and…

What They Don’t Tell You About Social Justice

Justice is central to the Christian faith yet many Christians, especially in the United States,…

What You Should Know About Russia and Ukraine

Over the weekend, NPR reported that President Joe Biden is considering sending thousands of troops…

David Platt: We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

Across this country, it seems everyone is up in arms about immigrants and refugees. Mostly,…

Turkmenistan May Finally Close Its Gateway to Hell

For nearly 50 years, a portal to hell has been left wide open in the…

Practical Ways to Shop Ethically This Christmas

If you are like most Americans, you’re well into your Christmas shopping, but as you…

The Wrong Way to Approach the Poor

There is a heartening development within the mainstream Church of late: people are starting to…

Lisa Sharon Harper: Justice Is at the Heart of the Gospel

If the myriad of tragic events over the last few years has done anything for…

17 Christian Missionaries Have Been Kidnapped In Haiti

A group of 17 men, women and children who were serving as missionaries in Haiti…

A ‘Historic’ Event: The WHO Has Approved the First Ever Malaria Vaccine, Which Could Save Tens of Thousands

Remarkable news from the World Health Organization today, where the world’s first malaria vaccine has…

Study: People Under 40 Should Expect an ‘Unprecedented’ Future of Climate Disasters

A new study from the journal Science has found that a person born this year…

Stopping Climate Change Is a Part of Following Jesus

As leaders from countries around the world meet to discuss the global response to climate…

Four Ways to Overcome Compassion Fatigue

I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I realized that being sensitive to the hurts…

Things That Hold Us Back From Serving Others

Volunteering and serving others is a significant part of living intentionally and trying to make…

Five Ways You Can Help Afghans In Need

The Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan’s capital following the U.S. military withdrawal has put hundreds…

You Can Make a Difference in the Fight Against Modern Slavery

The single largest question I get when talking to people about modern slavery is this:…

Five Things Everyone Should Do to Live More Sustainably

In her book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, author Jen Hatmaker mentions this tweet…