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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…

Three Misconceptions about Human Trafficking We Need to Change

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

6 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts that Give Back

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

The Swedish Lutheran Church Says It Will Consider Itself a ‘Trans Church’

The Swedish Lutheran church has published a letter clarifying they will call themselves a “trans…

A Volcano Eruption in Congo Left Behind Massive Damage

A volcano eruption in eastern Congo has left residents searching for missing loved ones and…

Porn is a Social Justice Issue

The moral arguments against pornography are well-known, and recently, several big-name celebrities and sources like…

How to Actually Fight for Peace in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

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

The U.S. Will Support a Waiver of Intellectual Property Rights for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Ambassador Katharine Tai made a surprise announcement on Wednesday that the U.S. would support a…

How the Church Can Take the Lead in India’s COVID-19 Crisis

Globally, the fight against COVID-19 is far from over as new variants continue to emerge…

The Trouble With ‘Being a Voice for the Voiceless’

For many teenagers raised in the church, going overseas is sort of a rite of…

Why Earth Day Must Matter to Christians

I am a disciple of Jesus. But if I am honest with myself, I am…

Brazil Is Building a New Jesus Statue That Will Be Even Bigger Than Rio’s ‘Christ the Redeemer’

So it begins. For nearly a century, “Christ the Redeemer” has towered over Rio de…

7 Books That Will Help You Care for the Poor

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

Will Meghan Markle’s Interview Finally Bring Our Conversations About Mental Health Into This Century?

On Sunday night, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sat down with Oprah Winfrey for one…

Buying Sustainable Fashion is a Human Rights Issue

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

We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

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

117-Year-Old Sister André — the Oldest Person in Europe — Has Kicked COVID’s Butt

A French nun named Sister André is truly living her best, longest life, having beaten…

A British Teenager Coming Out of a 10-Month Coma Has No Idea There’s a Pandemic

In March of in 2020, 19-year-old Joseph Flavill was hit by a car while crossing…

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…

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

The wisdom and insights King gained as he helped lead the civil rights movement apply to us today, for injustice still exists among us in many forms and in many places.

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,…

All Christians Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Late Thursday, Brandon Bernard was executed for his role in a double murder that took…

A 90-Year-Old British Woman Has Become the First Woman to Receive the COVID Vaccine Outside of a Trial

History was made on Tuesday when 90-year-old Margaret Keenan received a dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19…

5 Burning Questions We Have About Earth’s Application to the Galactic Federation

On Monday, retired Israeli general and current professor Haim Eshed just sort of casually told…

Jupiter and Saturn’s Closest Alignment in 800 Years Will Create an Actual ‘Christmas Star’

This very rough years will end on a high note, astronomically speaking. On December 21,…

Chechnya Has Called for a Purge of All Superheroes From Children’s Play Places

Hard to believe now, but there was a time when liking superheroes just meant you…

Justice — For the Rest of Us

Let’s face it, there will never be a way to simply “add justice” to your…

Paris and Damascus Are the World’s Most and Least Expensive Cities

Working remotely and thinking about moving for a new adventure? A new list of the…

Report: Some Chinese Pastors Have Been Ordered to Promote the Government From the Pulpit

New reports out of China are suggesting that the government there is attempting to pressure…

‘Body Issues’ Are Spiritual, Too

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

How to Love Truth in a Fake News World

Editor’s Note: On Friday morning, President Donald Trump retweeted a story from the satirical news…

The Chinese Government Is Removing Church Crosses Because ‘Christianity Does Not Belong in China’

For the last several months, the Chinese government has been removing crosses and religious symbols…

Despite Some Politicians Saying COVID is Disappearing, Six States Set New Record

The daily rise in coronavirus cases set new records worldwide and in six states in…

Africa Has Dodged the Worst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Early in the pandemic days, there was a good deal of gloomy prophesying about what…

When It Comes to the Environment, Little Changes Do Make a Big Difference

If there is one question I am sure to get any time I speak on…

The Idolatry of Patriotism

I am thankful to live in a country that acknowledges people have rights to “life,…

UN: Air Conditioning Is Actually Contributing to Global Warming

An unfortunate new report from the United Nations reveals troubling feedback loop earth has been…

Christian Geneticist Francis Collins Has Won the Prestigious 2020 Templeton Prize

U.S. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins has won the prestigious Templeton Prize, one…

Things Every REAL Christian Should Give Up for Lent

Yes, Lent still matters. But when Lent season actually rolls around, many people remain unsure…