How the Church Can Use Critical Race Theory

There was a lot going on in November of 2020. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Don’t Just ‘Serve’ The Poor

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

How Becoming a ‘Tree-Hugger’ Can Change Your Faith

Dr. Matthew Sleeth loves trees. Not just because they are beautiful, but because he believes…

Where Do Your Favorite Clothing Brands Fall on This Christian Watchdog Group’s Ethics Ranking?

H&M. Levi’s. Nike. North Face. Every year, Baptist World Aid Australia ranks these and about 100…

The Biden Administration Has Agreed to Reimplement the Controversial ‘Remain in Mexico’ Border Policy

Next month, the Biden Administration will revive former President Donald Trump’s policy requiring migrants at…

This Is the Only Planet We’ve Got

Suppose you are going away for the week and ask a friend to look over…

Report: The American Bumblebee Has Disappeared Entirely From Eight States

While honeybees have long been in mysterious decline, new research says the American Bumblebee may…

Read Ernest Johnson’s Final Statement Before His Execution in Missouri

On Tuesday night, the state of Missouri put Ernest Johnson to death despite questions over…

Seven Ways Everyday People Can Help End Human Trafficking

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

Study: People Under 40 Should Expect an ‘Unprecedented’ Future of Climate Disasters

A new study from the journal Science has found that a person born this year…

Climate Change Has Four in 10 Young People Hesitant to Have Kids

The decline in the U.S. birth rate has many experts scratching their heads, with many…

This Month, 27 Species Were Taken Off the Endangered List — Because They’re Extinct 

As of this month, 27 species have moved from the endangered species list to extinct…

Rachael Denhollander: The Woman Taking on Sex Abuse in the Church

Editor’s Note: Given today’s Senate testimony against former U.S. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, we are re-sharing…

Four Ways to Overcome Compassion Fatigue

I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I realized that being sensitive to the hurts…

The Supreme Court Will Consider a Death Row Inmate’s Request to Allow His Pastor to Join Him During the Execution

In a religious liberty case that could end up having far reaching consequences, the Supreme…

Student Debt is a Justice Issue

Way back in 2008, in the first once-in-a-lifetime economic recession of your life, many adults…

What Does Texas’ New Abortion Ban Actually Mean?

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to weigh in on a new Texas law that bans…

FBI: U.S. Hate Crimes in 2020 Soared to Their Highest Level Since 2008

The FBI says that in 2020, hate crime reports soared to their highest levels in…

How You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Ida

On Monday, Louisiana was battered by Hurricane Ida, the category four hurricane that lashed Port…

World Relief’s Jenny Yang on Afghan Refugees: The U.S. ‘Could Have Done More’

The Taliban have seized power in Afghanistan two weeks ahead of the U.S. military’s complete…

Why Christians Should Say No to the Drug War

Social issues have long separated conservatives from progressives. As a wave of cities and states…

How to Help the People of Haiti

Early Saturday morning, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, sending shockwaves of destruction across the…

UN Report: Afghanistan Is on the Brink of a ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’

Recent Taliban advances in Afghanistan have displaced tens of thousands across the country, leaving them…

Churches Should Make Orphanages Unnecessary

A new report recently released from the CDC, USAID and global child welfare leaders found…

The Future of the Climate Fight

EDITOR’S NOTE: Given the sobering data in the UN’s exhaustive report on the rapidly accelerating…

Breaking Free From Body Shame, Part 1

I’ve heard a sermon on just about everything. Since I was fifteen, I have been…

UN: The Latest Climate Change Report Is ‘Code Red for Humanity’

As almost everyone knows, climate change scientists have been laying on the horn for several…

The Spiritual Toll of America’s Food Waste Epidemic

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

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:…

A New Report Says 1.5 Million Children Lost A Guardian Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

A new global child welfare report shows that by the end of April 2021, 1.5…

Five Things Everyone Should Do to Live More Sustainably

In her book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, author Jen Hatmaker mentions this tweet…

A Church Paid Off All of New Mexico’s Medical Debt

A New Mexico Episcopal church says it paid off all available medical debt for the…

The Importance of Dignity and Seeing People

A few months back I was walking through downtown Chicago with my wife. As in…

Christians Have to Do Something About Injustice in the World

Recently we have been reminded too much that we live in a broken world. Our…

Welcome to the Age of Climate’s ‘Permanent Emergency’

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has dubbed the heat wave pummeling his state as the “beginning…

Special Needs, the Church and the Justice of God

The call of God is for God’s people to have compassion for the needy and…

The Unprecedented Oregon Heatwave Is Now Responsible for Nearly 100 Deaths in Oregon

There is no end in sight for the deadly heatwave that’s been baking the Pacific…

Why Are Young American Adults Dying In Such Huge Numbers?

Bloomberg has put together an interesting and sobering look at mortality rates in the U.S.,…

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.…

Poll: Most Americans Believe Abortion Should Be Legal in the First Trimester

A new study finds that a majority of Americans believe abortion should be legal in…