Social Justice

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.…

Trillia Newbell: Why You Shouldn’t Be Color Blind

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

A Reminder: ‘Welcome the Stranger’ Is a Commandment

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

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…

Don’t Just ‘Serve’ The Poor

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

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…

What Does ‘Social Justice’ Really Mean?

What is social justice? A conservative Christian who was trying to reconcile his faith with…

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…

Gender Equality and Church Leadership

The message read: I read [your latest post] and really enjoyed/agreed/thought deeply about the words.…

7 Books That Will Help You Care for the Poor

My curious nature and appetite for reading led me to a career in journalism, and…

Real Justice Work Begins With Confronting Your Own Biases

When it comes to justice, the harvest is plenty and the number of workers are…

A Christian Justice Manifesto

We don’t willfully turn a blind eye to the world’s injustices. Usually, we have the…

What God Gives Black Americans That The Country Does Not

The undervaluing of Black men who are seeking redemption hurts. Our culture rails on those…

White Christianity Is Not ‘The Norm’

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

Yes, Racism Can Be Unlearned. Here’s How.

My story is common to those who exist on the margins — those who have…

The Prayers of Black History Makers

Black history is a history of prayer. Beginning in the woods and marshes on 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…

Gun Violence Did Not Decrease in 2020. It Actually Went Up.

On Sunday, five people including a pregnant woman were killed in Indianapolis, in what’s being…

Racial Division Is a Problem as Old as the Church

Racial division is an obvious problem today. It’s a problem in our world. It’s a…

What They Don’t Tell You About Pursuing Social Justice

Justice is central to the Christian faith yet many Christians, especially in the United States,…

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…

So, Were Mary and Joseph Actually Refugees?

It’s that time of year, when socially conscious Christians remind everyone that Jesus was a…

Here Are the Current Events America Searched the Bible For in 2020

In a year when the world frequently felt like it was ending, maybe it’s no…

All Six Southern Baptist Seminary Presidents Have Released a Joint Statement Condemning Critical Race Theory

Few issues have dominated the 2020 Southern Baptist Convention landscape like Critical Race Theory, which…

Some Giving Tuesday Organizations That Could Use Your Donations

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

Justice — For the Rest of Us

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

Propaganda on Why He’s Not Ready for Justice Activists to Go Back to Brunch Yet

Although President Donald Trump’s various attempts at a legal challenge to the vote continue unabated,…

How to Rise Above Compassion Fatigue

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

Why You Can’t Save The World

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

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…

How the Church Can Repent of Its Slaveholding Legacy

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

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…

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…

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…

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…