Life and Human Dignity

The Woman Taking on Sex Abuse in the Church

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

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…

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…

NYT: Pornhub Has Distributed and Monetized The Sexual Abuse of Children

On Friday, the New York Times published a lengthy, devastating report from Nicholas Kristoff about…

Does It Matter Where Your Clothes Come From?

Several years ago, I bought a Joe Fresh shirt that was, in my eyes, perfect:…

Some Giving Tuesday Organizations That Could Use Your Donations

It was 2011 when a Chicago Theater Company first came up with the idea of…

The First Audio Bible Voiced Entirely by Women Is Here

Courage for Life is an organization out to “strengthen, equip and empower the world for…

More Americans Are Going Hungry Now Than at Any Other Point in the Pandemic

A new data analysis survey from the Washington Post found that around 26 million Americans…

The Prosecutor Who Put Brandon Bernard on Death Row Her Changed His Mind. Is It Too Late?

Prior to this year, no federal executions had taken place in the U.S. since 2003.…

Justice — For the Rest of Us

Let’s face it, there will never be a way to simply “add justice” to your…

Joe Biden’s Secretary of State Nominee Tony Blinken Once Went on ‘Sesame Street’ to Talk Refugees

President-elect Joe Biden is moving ahead with cabinet picks and just sort of ignoring President…

How to Rise Above Compassion Fatigue

In January 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earth­quake struck Haiti. The disaster killed more than 250,000…

The Politics of Loving Your Neighbor

In Micah 6:8, we find what has been called the Great Requirement:  He has shown…

Christians Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Shut the Door on Immigrants and Refugees

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, President-elect Joe Biden announced he will be boosting the U.S. refugee…

Why You Can’t Save The World

Following His story of the Good Samaritan, Jesus offered up a simple command: “Go, and…

Lucille Bridges, Mother of Iconic Civil Rights Activist Ruby Bridges, Has Passed Away

Ruby Bridges announced that her mother, 86-year-old Lucille Bridges, passed away in New Orleans, Louisiana.…

The New Pro-Life

I remember the exact moment I changed my opinion on the death penalty. In 2015,…

How to Avoid Apathy in a World Overrun by Causes

You’re tired. Absolutely and utterly exhausted. Slavery. Genocide. Racism. Climate change. Refugees. Poverty. Equality. Water.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…