Biden Will Raise the Refugee Ceiling as Promised, Following Push From Faith Groups

For many Christian voters, President Joe Biden’s campaign promises for refugees were a big part…

New DNA Tests Suggest Arkansas May Have Executed the Wrong Man

New DNA test results from a 1993 murder in Arkansas have revealed genetic material that…

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…

Don’t Just ‘Serve’ The Poor

“Serve” is one of the most used Christian words. Serve, servant, service, or any of…

As a Pro-Life, Pro-Refugee Christian, I’m Waiting on Biden to Keep His Word

I was public about my vote for Joe Biden last fall – largely motivated by…

Why Earth Day Must Matter to Christians

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

Christian Leaders React to Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty on All Counts in the Murder of George Floyd

A jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts of murdering George Floyd.…

Bowing to Pressure From Activists, Biden Pledges to Raise the Refugee Cap

President Joe Biden quickly reversed his call on the U.S. refugee cap following about 48…

How the Church Can Take the Lead on the Housing the Homeless

One of the many social issues that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic is…

When Will America Take What We Know About Racist Policing Seriously?

After three white police officers beat a Black man named Robert Hall to death, a…

The Future of the Climate Fight

In February, huge swaths of the central and southern United States were plunged into a…

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…

What Does ‘Social Justice’ Really Mean?

What is social justice? A conservative Christian who was trying to reconcile his faith with…

Virginia Has Become the First Southern State to Abolish the Death Penalty

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed a bill abolishing the death penalty, making Old Dominion…

Scott Harrison on Why This World Water Day Hits a Little Different

World Water Day 2021 comes in the midst of a global pandemic, which is sucking…

Asian Americans, Christian Nationalism and COVID-19 Discrimination

I was in line at the pharmacy when a woman approached me and sprayed Lysol…

How Will the Church Respond to the Children In Need at Our Border?

Human trafficking has skyrocketed around the world over the past year. In Central America, violence…

Gender Equality and Church Leadership

The message read: I read [your latest post] and really enjoyed/agreed/thought deeply about the words.…

The Woman Taking on Sex Abuse in the Church

For several years, reports and allegations swirled around the legacy of Ravi Zacharias, the famed…

Real Justice Work Begins With Confronting Your Own Biases

When it comes to justice, the harvest is plenty and the number of workers are…

We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

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

Facebook is Going to Start Adding Labels to Your Climate Change Posts

If you thought the debate about “free speech” on private tech platforms would start to…

Biden Announces Massive Immigration Bill That Will Provide Path to Citizenship for Millions

President Joe Biden announced Thursday a sweeping immigration bill that would create an eight-year path…

Jesus Knows What It’s Like to Be Multiethnic

“So what are you, exactly?” I’m asked that often. When people see my dark-black and…

A Christian Justice Manifesto

We don’t willfully turn a blind eye to the world’s injustices. Usually, we have the…

What God Gives Black Americans That The Country Does Not

The undervaluing of Black men who are seeking redemption hurts. Our culture rails on those…

White Christianity Is Not ‘The Norm’

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

Yes, Racism Can Be Unlearned. Here’s How.

My story is common to those who exist on the margins — those who have…

The Prayers of Black History Makers

Black history is a history of prayer. Beginning in the woods and marshes on the…

Propoganda and Derek Minor on What Black History Month Means in 2021

Black History Month hits a little different this year. 2020 marked an enormous movement for…

Gun Violence Did Not Decrease in 2020. It Actually Went Up.

On Sunday, five people including a pregnant woman were killed in Indianapolis, in what’s being…

Racial Division Is a Problem as Old as the Church

Racial division is an obvious problem today. It’s a problem in our world. It’s a…

Corey Johnson Has Become the 12th Person to Be Executed by the Trump Administration

The Trump administration executed Corey Johnson on Thursday night, the 12th federal inmate to be…

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,…

Lisa Montgomery Has Become the 11th Person to Be Executed by the Trump Administration

In the early hours of Wednesday, Lisa Montgomery became the first woman to be executed…

Three Steps We Can Take to Heal America’s Racial Divide in 2021  — and Beyond 

Every day, I live life as an African American woman, a native New Yorker and…

So, Were Mary and Joseph Actually Refugees?

It’s that time of year, when socially conscious Christians remind everyone that Jesus was a…

Shoplifting Food and Hygiene Products Is on the Rise in the U.S. as Financial Aid Runs Out

In some data analysis that sounds like it came out of Les Miserables, the Washington…

Is It Possible to Care About Every Issue?

You’re tired. Absolutely and utterly exhausted. Slavery. Genocide. Racism. Climate change. Refugees. Poverty. Women’s rights.…

Christians Should Get Dirty

I was just trying to go up an escalator. Somehow, I ended up sandwiched between…