Life and Human Dignity

Don’t Just ‘Serve’ The Poor

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Breaking Free From Body Shame, Part 1

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

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

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

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…

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…

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…

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…