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…

God ‘Making All Things New’ Doesn’t Mean Christians Can Ignore the Environment

It was a perfect Saturday afternoon: cloudless sky, 72 degrees, and a clean breeze blowing…

Dozens of Women Sue Pornhub, Alleging Trafficking, Child Porn, Rape and More

Thirty-four women have filed a lawsuit against online pornography giant Pornhub, alleging that the company…

Trillia Newbell: Why You Shouldn’t Be Color Blind

Imagine, if you will, not being able to differentiate between reds versus greens or blues…

Eight 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…

A Reminder: ‘Welcome the Stranger’ Is a Commandment

The biblical mandate to take special concern for foreigners is frequently paired with God’s injunction…

Christians Must Lead the Way on the Border Crisis

In April of 2021, over 178,000 people were arrested crossing the southern border. That’s a…

Report: The Texas Winter Storm Death Toll Was Likely Much Higher Than State’s Official Count

A Buzzfeed News report shows that the number of deaths from the Texas winter storm…

A Trooper Mic Recorded Police Beating, Choking and Viciously Threatening a Black Man Before He Died

In 2019, 49-year-old Ronald Greene was killed following an encounter with Louisiana State Troopers. Local…

Texas Governor Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Bill, Banning Abortions Past Six Weeks

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law Wednesday that would prohibit abortions as early as…

5 Pro-Life Issues That Have Nothing to Do with Abortion

In recent weeks, pro-life advocates have released a series of disturbing and controversial videos that…

Racial Justice is a Lifestyle, Not an Agenda Item

Fighting racism does not consist of a set of isolated actions that you take; rather…

The Supreme Court Will Review a Mississippi Law Likely to Erode Roe V. Wade

On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that it will review Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law —…

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 Radical Act of Seeing Black People Alive in Netflix’s ‘Monster’

Our moment is too brief. Our bodies are too precious. And you are here now,…

The EPA Says the U.S. Has Entered ‘Unprecedented’ Climate Territory

For anyone who’s been paying attention to the climate crisis (and if you’ve been reading…

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…