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Todd Deatherage on the Israel-Hamas War

As the Israel-Hamas War has continued for several months, rising tensions around the world have…

It’s Not Our Job to Choose Who Deserves Help

My neighbors were evicted yesterday. I came home to find their worldly belongings—a couple of…

Archaeologists Used Earth’s Magnetic Field to Verify a Biblical Event

A team of researchers has found proof of an often-disputed biblical event, describing the discovery…

Practical Ways to Shop Ethically This Christmas

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

The World’s Richest One Percent Cause as Much Climate Change as the Poorest Two-Thirds

As climate experts and activists scramble to slow down the effects of global warming, it…

Bethlehem Cancels Christmas Festivities Amid Ongoing Violence

Bethlehem—you know, the birthplace of Christ—has announced the cancellation of its annual Christmas decorations and…

Four Faith-Shaping Books You Should Read Next

In the classic Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury paints a picture of a future world where…

How to Ethically Update Your Fall Wardrobe

Once upon a time, people used to shop in preparation for two different seasons: Spring/Summer…

You’re Not Alone: One in Four Young Adults Struggles With Loneliness

Loneliness is affecting more people than you may realize. A new Gallup poll found that…

Four Books to Help You Understand the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Earlier this week, the world watched in horror as violence erupted in Israel and Gaza.…

What You Need to Know About the Israel-Hamas War

This week, the conflict between Israel and Palestine escalated to new and devastating highs, as…

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…

A “Pastor” Caged Himself Into a Lion Enclosure to Prove “Nothing Can Happen to a Man of God”

A self-proclaimed “holy man” decided to put his “divine protection” to the test in a…

Christian Pentagon Officials Halted UFO Research Over Fear That Aliens Are Demons

A UFO researcher is claiming that Pentagon commanders are trying to put the brakes on…

‘Body Issues’ Are Spiritual, Too

My freshman year of college, I remember lying on the couch Skyping someone on my…

Museum of the Bible Faces Criticism Over Proposed Loan of Ancient Christian Mosaic

An ancient Christian mosaic bearing an early reference to Jesus as God is at the…

Christian Nurse and Daughter Kidnapped in Haiti, Gunmen Demand $1 Million Ransom

El Roi Haiti, a Christian education ministry in Haiti, is urgently seeking prayers for the…

US Travelers Will Need a Visa To Visit Europe Starting in 2024

Say “bon voyage” to a spontaneous European getaway. Beginning in 2024, U.S. travelers will be…

A.I. Is Being Used to Translate the Bible in Every Language in the World

A team of researchers are using artificial intelligence to revolutionize the world of Bible translation,…

Eight Things No One Tells You About Going on Short-Term Mission Trips

It is estimated that over 1.5 million people from the United States participate in short-term…

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…

Researchers Discover the True Smell of Ancient Rome

We know now what ancient Rome smelled like, thanks to a 2,000-year-old perfume bottle. Researchers…

10 Excuses That Prevent Us From Serving Others

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

There’s a Difference Between Taking a Stand and ‘Causing Division’

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that Americans have a lot…

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…

Filipinos Reenact Jesus’ Crucifixion By Literally Nailing Themselves to Crosses

Eight Filipinos were nailed to crosses to reenact Jesus Christ’s suffering in the farming village…

Paris Is About to Ban E-Scooters

Paris has been in the news the last few weeks because of protesting and riots over…

What to Know About the Protests Happening in Israel

Israel is currently in the midst of a significant domestic crisis. At the heart of…

Three Misconceptions About Human Trafficking We Need to Fix

My husband and I run a charity that fights human trafficking. A few years ago…

Social Media Addiction Is Real. Here’s How You Can Break It

Have you ever noticed that your greatest need can produce your greatest vulnerability? It seems…

Four Unconventional Ways to Fight Poverty

Should you sponsor a child? Donate your old clothes? Get involved with activism? Go on…

Australian Lawmakers May Prevent Kanye West From Entering the Country Over Hate Speech

No one likes an anti-Semite, but apparently especially not Australians. According to Australian Minister for…

Uh Oh, ‘Doomsday Clock’ Is Closer to Midnight Than Ever Before

Well, it’s been nice while it lasted. Scientists and security experts have set the Doomsday…

What They Don’t Tell You About Social Justice

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

New Report: Global Christian Persecution is Higher than Ever

This week, religious liberty organization Open Doors revealed that the persecution of Christians around the world…

Bill Gates and Oxfam Call for ‘Billionaire-Busting Policies’ to Address the Widening Wealth Gap

Oxfam, the international poverty charity, has joined forces with Microsoft co–founder Bill Gates calling for governments to…

And The World’s Most Expensive City Is…

In case you haven’t noticed, things are getting pretty pricey these days. The average cost…

For the First Time, Christians are a Minority in England

Christianity has become a minority in England and Wales, as fewer than half of all…

Here’s What to Know About the Widespread Protests in China

Large protests have erupted throughout China over the last few weeks, as the country has…

The Wrong Way to Approach the Poor

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