As we roll into 2013, it’s interesting to notice that a new year’s reboot often involves cutting out the bad more than adding in the good. Some of the most common resolutions reflect this, as people annually pledge to give up extra calories, smoking, overspending or other bad habits.

Christians often bring this avoidance approach into their faith, as well. We often define the heart of God by what ought not be done, while leaving undone the many things that ought to be done. Read More

 

Egypt’s controversial draft constitution goes up for vote this Saturday, and whatever happens, it will have implications for religious freedom, political future, democratic opportunity, social justice and more. The whole thing is complex, hotly debated and often misunderstood. Here’s three things you should know about the situation—and why you should care. Read More

 
Eugene Cho on why we need to start small—but can’t afford to stay there. Read More
 
How Can Christians move past the tension that was never supposed to exist? Read More
 
If evangelism and social justice are equal parts of our Christian responsibility, why does it often feel like they’re at odds? Read More
 

In the justice journey, which has the right of way: felt need or soul need? Read More