How One Group Handed Out 125 Million Meals (and Counting) During the Pandemic

At the beginning of the pandemic, humanitarian aid nonprofit Convoy of Hope came up with…

Earth Just Had Its Hottest September on Record

No, it’s not just your city that was burning up this summer. Unprecedented heat around…

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…

A Pro-Life Vision for Justice

Abortion was a contentious issue long before Roe v. Wade, when the Supreme Court made…

Yet Another Survey Shows Christian Pro-Life Support Dropping

A study of American Christians released this week found that 44 percent believe the Bible…

The Importance of Dignity and Seeing People

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

How the Church Can Repent of Its Slaveholding Legacy

Christians in America must come to terms with how institutional racism has infected us. Few…

Caring About Climate Change Is Part of Loving Your Neighbor

We’ve been really poor stewards of the earth. Genesis 2:15 says, “The Lord God took…

Is Your Church a Racist Monument?

During the Great Migration, millions of Black Americans fled the violence of the Jim Crow…

Magawa the Landmine Detecting Rat Has Won a PDSA Gold Medal for Saving Countless Lives

Cambodia is thought to be home to between three and five million undetected landmines and…

No Officers Will Be Charged Directly in Breonna Taylor’s Death

A grand jury in Louisville has indicted former detective Brett Hankison on three counts of…

The Church Must Learn to Bridge the Racial Divide

“Are you a football player?” I haven’t even settled in my airplane seat before I…

Four Misunderstandings About Racial Reconciliation

One of the many reasons we need to read the Prophets is because they speak…

A Whistleblower Is Alleging Mass Hysterectomies of ICE Detainees

A nurse who worked for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Georgia has joined four lawyers…

This Church Paid Off $19 Million in Chicagoans’ Medical Bills

VIVE Chicago – a satellite member of the VIVE Church collective — is the latest…

The Maryland Episcopal Diocese Has Pledged a Million Dollars Towards Racial Reconciliation

The Maryland diocese of the Episcopal Church has become the latest religious institution to pledge…

Practicing Christians Are Actually Becoming Less Motivated to Address Racial Justice

As the protests against racial injustice have sprung up across the country and around the…

Is Your Church Prepared to Help America Face the Looming Eviction Crisis?

As Harold put away the groceries he received from his church’s food pantry, he found…

Black Lives Matter: No, We’re Not Trying to ‘Destroy Christianity’

Over the weekend, Black Lives Matter released a statement addressing some comments from Pat Robertson,…

How Spiritual Formation Shapes Our Politics

In response to the backlash from young Christians, and the widespread political division in the…

7 Ways Everyday People Can Help End Human Trafficking

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

So, You Want to Change the World? Start With Your Neighborhood

Growing up as a millennial, the mission-centric, overseas life has been idealized and venerated. We…

Yes, the Bible Is a Call to Social Justice

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

Forget the Wayfair Conspiracy. Human Trafficking Is More Common Than You Think.

In case you missed it, the multi-million dollar online home furnishing site, Wayfair is being…

Human Trafficking Survivors Are the Hidden Victims of COVID-19

A month ago, my husband and I had our tent trailer packed and ready to…

Here’s How 2020 Candidates Are Responding to a Christian Group’s Question About Poverty

Every election cycle, a faith coalition called report. They actually lay out a plan of…

Yemen: On the Brink

Right now, more than 15 million people in Yemen are on the brink of starvation.…

4 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is the second strongest Atlantic storm on record (part of a larger, worrying…

The Biblical Reasons for Going ‘Low Waste’

The low waste movement has recently graduated from a low rumble to a giant sweep…

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning at a Record Rate

The Amazon rainforest, which scientists refer to as “the lungs of the planet,” is on…

The Green New Deal Is Landing Some Surprising New Supporters: Christians

It’s taken as an article of faith that Christians in the U.S. are more likely…

Study: Climate Change Skeptics Are More Likely to Be Eco-Friendly Than True Believers

Research from Journal of Environmental Psychology throws a wrench in the eco-narrative, at least on an individual…

Study: 390 Billion Tons of Glaciers Are Melting Every Year Due to Climate Change

A new study from the Nature International Journal of Science has determined that glaciers worldwide are melting…

The Blue Macaw Parrot Made Famous in ‘Rio’ Is Officially Extinct In the Wild

In Rio, a blue macaw (known as a Spix’s Macaw) named Blu voiced by Jesse…

What Jesus’ Kind of Social Justice Looks Like

For many, the primary way of building the kingdom is to influence politics in order…

There’s an Ethical Way to Winterize Your Wardrobe

On Tuesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals tweeted a harebrained list of…

Massive New Climate Change Report Says the Crisis Could Begin In as Little as 20 Years

A major new climate change report from the United Nations’ scientific panel suggests that the…

The Church Should Be at the Forefront of the Fight for Social Justice

More than 4,700 pastors recently signed a document titled “For the Sake of Christ and…

8 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…

The New ‘National Geographic’ Cover Will Force You to See Plastic Differently

National Geographic released a chilling cover for its June issue that will hopefully make you…