The Church Must Learn to Bridge the Racial Divide

“Are you a football player?” I haven’t even settled in my airplane seat before I…

Four Misunderstandings About Racial Reconciliation

One of the many reasons we need to read the Prophets is because they speak…

A Whistleblower Is Alleging Mass Hysterectomies of ICE Detainees

A nurse who worked for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Georgia has joined four lawyers…

This Church Paid Off $19 Million in Chicagoans’ Medical Bills

VIVE Chicago – a satellite member of the VIVE Church collective — is the latest…

The Maryland Episcopal Diocese Has Pledged a Million Dollars Towards Racial Reconciliation

The Maryland diocese of the Episcopal Church has become the latest religious institution to pledge…

Practicing Christians Are Actually Becoming Less Motivated to Address Racial Justice

As the protests against racial injustice have sprung up across the country and around the…

Is Your Church Prepared to Help America Face the Looming Eviction Crisis?

As Harold put away the groceries he received from his church’s food pantry, he found…

Black Lives Matter: No, We’re Not Trying to ‘Destroy Christianity’

Over the weekend, Black Lives Matter released a statement addressing some comments from Pat Robertson,…

How Spiritual Formation Shapes Our Politics

In response to the backlash from young Christians, and the widespread political division in the…

7 Ways Everyday People Can Help End Human Trafficking

When I started working in the anti-trafficking field at 11, I was convinced of two…

So, You Want to Change the World? Start With Your Neighborhood

Growing up as a millennial, the mission-centric, overseas life has been idealized and venerated. We…

Yes, the Bible Is a Call to Social Justice

Social justice demands a focus on society’s problems, a necessary concern that conservative Christians have…

Forget the Wayfair Conspiracy. Human Trafficking Is More Common Than You Think.

In case you missed it, the multi-million dollar online home furnishing site, Wayfair is being…

Human Trafficking Survivors Are the Hidden Victims of COVID-19

A month ago, my husband and I had our tent trailer packed and ready to…

Here’s How 2020 Candidates Are Responding to a Christian Group’s Question About Poverty

Every election cycle, a faith coalition called report. They actually lay out a plan of…

Yemen: On the Brink

Right now, more than 15 million people in Yemen are on the brink of starvation.…

4 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is the second strongest Atlantic storm on record (part of a larger, worrying…

The Biblical Reasons for Going ‘Low Waste’

The low waste movement has recently graduated from a low rumble to a giant sweep…

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning at a Record Rate

The Amazon rainforest, which scientists refer to as “the lungs of the planet,” is on…

The Green New Deal Is Landing Some Surprising New Supporters: Christians

It’s taken as an article of faith that Christians in the U.S. are more likely…

Study: Climate Change Skeptics Are More Likely to Be Eco-Friendly Than True Believers

Research from Journal of Environmental Psychology throws a wrench in the eco-narrative, at least on an individual…

Study: 390 Billion Tons of Glaciers Are Melting Every Year Due to Climate Change

A new study from the Nature International Journal of Science has determined that glaciers worldwide are melting…

The Blue Macaw Parrot Made Famous in ‘Rio’ Is Officially Extinct In the Wild

In Rio, a blue macaw (known as a Spix’s Macaw) named Blu voiced by Jesse…

What Jesus’ Kind of Social Justice Looks Like

For many, the primary way of building the kingdom is to influence politics in order…

There’s an Ethical Way to Winterize Your Wardrobe

On Tuesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals tweeted a harebrained list of…

Massive New Climate Change Report Says the Crisis Could Begin In as Little as 20 Years

A major new climate change report from the United Nations’ scientific panel suggests that the…

The Church Should Be at the Forefront of the Fight for Social Justice

More than 4,700 pastors recently signed a document titled “For the Sake of Christ and…

8 Ways to Stop Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard

I live in a cool college town of 150,000 known for its bike paths and…

The New ‘National Geographic’ Cover Will Force You to See Plastic Differently

National Geographic released a chilling cover for its June issue that will hopefully make you…

The Only Male Northern White Rhino Left In the World Is Dying

There are only three northern white rhinos left in the world, one male and two…

The Opioid Crisis Is the Life Issue Christians Must Address

At what point does an isolated problem turn into a crisis? And when does that…

Gene Editing Will Soon Be a Reality—Now What?

A few months ago, I corresponded with a man named John. He is the father…

The Spiritual Toll of America’s Food Waste Epidemic

When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, “Gather the…

Exposing the Child Sex Trafficking Epidemic in Cambodia

When I began my advocacy work with For Dignity, I could not fully comprehend the…

What They Don’t Tell You About Pursuing Social Justice

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