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15 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Will Challenge You to Take Action

In the midst of his work to combat institutional racism within the United States, Martin…

10 Non-Traditional Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be the forgotten holiday in a lot of ways. Often that means we…

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…

Privilege Is Real. Here’s What to Do About It

“Would you like a free upgrade?” the car rental manager asked me. I rented there…

MLK: The Legacy of a Nonconformist Saint

On the convergence of the presidential inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many will celebrate—deservedly—the long way we’ve come from Dr. King’s campaign for civil rights to the inauguration of our nation’s first black president for his second term. But have we come far enough?

6 Ways to Make Thanksgiving More Meaningful

Thanksgiving tends to be overlooked as people cast their eyes towards the 25th day of…

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…

Bernice King Revealed the Devastating Title of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Speech in a Scathing Sermon to America

On Tuesday, Dr. Bernice King delivered a stirring sermon from the same pulpit that her…

Do ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Do Any Good?

There is little left to say when it comes to mass shootings in America. Politicians,…

Was Dr. King Depressed?

In 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. spent a short number of hours in Palo Alto,…

Things That Hold Us Back From Serving Others

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

What It Looks Like to Have Mercy for Prisoners

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

NBC Fired “Today” Host Matt Lauer for “Inappropriate Sexual Behavior In the Workplace”

NBC has fired long-time Today host Matt Lauer after receiving a complaint from a colleague about…

The Case for Thoughtfully Buying Expensive Things

There’s an interesting tension arising among socially conscious consumers—especially Christians. We are living in an…

11 Stats That Will Change the Way You Think About Consumerism

This weekend, consumers will spend hundreds of millions of dollars purchasing flat screen TVs, early…

3 Lies About Sexual Assault the Church Must Stop Perpetuating

Editor’s note: The story first ran last October. The past few weeks, we’ve seen real…

Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Colorado Walmart Shooting

This morning, police arrested 47-year-old Scott Ostrem for fatally shooting two men and a woman…

The Scary Truth About Your Halloween Candy

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in 2014, but as “Fortune” has noted, child labor…

How Do We ‘Respect’ Authority We Disagree With?

If you scroll down your Facebook feed for more than two minutes, you’re sure to…

The Scary Truth Behind the Appeal of ‘Lore’

It’s safe to call the Lore podcast a phenomenon. The show focuses the real, often…

Repenting of Systemic Racism

When Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, speaks at churches, she says, “We’re…

What Anne Frank’s Diary Can Teach Us About the Modern Day Refugee Crisis

Seventy-five years ago, Otto and Edith Frank realized they couldn’t take any more chances. Nazi…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Plans to Send 2 People on Private Trip Around the Moon in 2018

SpaceX announced yesterday that they will be taking two private citizens on a trip around…

It’s Time for the ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue to Stop

Last week, the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue was sent out to roughly 3 million…

Kansas Man Allegedly Yelled ‘Get Out of My Country’ Before Shooting 2 Indian Men, Killing 1

Share Facebook 797 Twitter 0 Current A Kansas man is facing murder charges after shooting…

Migrants Around the World Are Meeting Closed Doors

Share Facebook 4 Twitter 0 Current Around the world, migrants are facing deportations and general…

Protest Breaks Out After Officer Pulls Gun on Teens for Allegedly Walking Across His Lawn

An off-duty LAPD officer fired his gun during an altercation with a 13-year-old Latino boy…

New Earth-Like Planets Found

Scientists just announced that they’ve found several more Earth-like planets that could possibly sustain human…

U.S. Life Expectancy Is Dropping

A new study has reported that the United States will have the lowest life span…

At Least 74 African Migrants Washed Up on the Shores of Libya

Officials from the Libyan Red Crescent have reported that at least 74 bodies have washed…

ISIS Promises to Keep Attacking Egypt’s Coptic Christians in a New Video

Share Facebook 188 Twitter 0 Current Egypt’s branch of the Islamic State released a video…

Survey: 76% of ‘White Evangelical Protestants’ Agree With the President’s Refugee Ban

Pew Research published the results of a recent survey today. And the results are, well,…

These Numbers Have Faces

These Numbers Have Faces is a relationally driven nonprofit that provides scholarships for students in South Africa.

An Immigrant Mother of 4 Is Avoiding Deportation by Seeking Refuge in a Church

Though Jeanette Vizguerra was born in Mexico, she’s worked in the United States for the…

‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protest Affects Businesses Nationwide

As part of the outcry and action against the Trump administration’s previous actions toward immigrants,…

President Trump Suggests He’s OK With a One-State Solution to Israel-Palestine Conflict

For several years, the United States has publicly supported a two-state solution for Israel and…

Panel of Scientists Says ‘Designer Babies’ Could Help Avoid Serious Disease

Yesterday, a panel of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine—the…

Hillsong Is Opening a Church in Israel

Today the global senior pastor of Hillsong church, Brian Houston, took to Instagram to announce…

The Prayer That Changed Everything for Chance the Rapper

On Sunday night, Chancelor Bennett, more commonly known as Chance the Rapper, used his worship-filled…

Study Shows Interest in Marriage Is at an All-Time Low

What’s love got to do with it? A lot, apparently. A Pew Research survey found…