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Justice — For the Rest of Us

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

‘Body Issues’ Are Spiritual, Too

My freshman year of college, I remember lying on the couch Skyping someone on my…

15 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Will Challenge You to Take Action

In the midst of his work to combat institutional racism within the United States, Martin…

12 Nelson Mandela Quotes Every Justice Advocate Should Read

It’s impossible to quickly sum up all Nelson Mandela’s accomplishments and influence—both in his home…

Things No One Tells You About Going on Short-Term Mission Trips

It is estimated that over 1.5 million people from the United States participate in short-term…

All Christians Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Editor’s Note: This interview originally ran in 2016. This week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom put…

MLK: The Legacy of a Nonconformist Saint

On the convergence of the presidential inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many will celebrate—deservedly—the long way we’ve come from Dr. King’s campaign for civil rights to the inauguration of our nation’s first black president for his second term. But have we come far enough?

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…

Things That Hold Us Back From Serving Others

Volunteering and serving others is a significant part of living intentionally and trying to make…

What It Looks Like to Have Mercy for Prisoners

We cage things we don’t understand. We take away names, replace them for numbers and…

The Case for Thoughtfully Buying Expensive Things

There’s an interesting tension arising among socially conscious consumers—especially Christians. We are living in an…

3 Lies About Sexual Assault the Church Must Stop Perpetuating

Editor’s note: The story first ran last October. The past few weeks, we’ve seen real…

The Scary Truth About Your Halloween Candy

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in 2014, but as “Fortune” has noted, child labor…

What Anne Frank’s Diary Can Teach Us About the Modern Day Refugee Crisis

Seventy-five years ago, Otto and Edith Frank realized they couldn’t take any more chances. Nazi…

Nigerians Are Accusing the Army of Killing Civilians in Its Search for Boko Haram

Nigeria’s Army has been able to stem the advances and growth of terrorist group Boko…

We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

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

These Numbers Have Faces

These Numbers Have Faces is a relationally driven nonprofit that provides scholarships for students in South Africa.

India’s Air Pollution Surpasses China’s in Deadliness

India’s economy has experienced a huge boost. Industrialization, population growth and its increased integration into…

6 Red Cross Employees Killed in a Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan

Following a terrorist attack by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the already-fragile country…

Is an America-First Doctrine Actually Biblical?

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared in January, but in light of…

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,…

Last Year Was the Hottest Year on Record … for the Third Year in a Row

Scientists reported that the Earth’s temperature in 2016 is the highest on record. The second…

Syria Warns Israel of ‘Repercussions’ After Rockets Hit Air Base Near Capital

The Syrian army issued a warning to Israel after rockets hit a military air base…

8 Killed in Militant Attack on Police Station in Sinai, Egypt

A police station in Sinai, Egypt was attacked earlier by a group of suicide bombers…

Sweden Ran Out of Trash and Now They’re Taking Junk From Other Countries

For years, Sweden has led the movement in green leadership. They’ve taken the biggest steps…

Prince Harry: Saving Animals From Extinction Is ‘God’s Test’ for Us

In a recent interview with Town & Country magazine, Prince Harry talks about his passion…

Report: Around the World, a Christian Is Martyred Every Six Minutes

This year, almost 90,000 Christians died for their faith, according to an Italian research group.…

Report: Only 7,100 Cheetahs Are Left in the World

Cheetahs are going extinct too. If you were sad hearing about the decline of the…

At Least 31 Dead in Mexican Fireworks Market Explosion, Dozens Injured

Mexico’s largest fireworks market was leveled after a chain of explosions rippled through the market…

The North Pole Is Getting Hotter And It’s a Huge Issue

The North Pole is making the news again this year and it’s not because of…

Suspect Detained in Berlin Attack May Not Be the Perpetrator

A suspect has been arrested in Berlin in connection with yesterday’s terrorism act where a…

UN Reports Aleppo Civilians ‘Shot on the Spot’ by Syrian Government

The situation in Syria keeps getting worse and innocent civilians continue to be the victim…

As Global Uncertainty Grows, So Does Arms and Defense Spending

A new report from Jane’s Defence Budgets reported that arms and defense spending has reached…

Suicide Bomb Attack on Coptic Christian Church in Egypt Kills At Least 24

A suicide bomber attacked the Coptic Christian complex in Cairo, Egypt during their Sunday services,…

New Research Has Shown Greenland’s Ice Sheet Could Melt Faster Than Scientists Thought

New findings in the journal Nature are suggesting that global warming could be much more…

South Korea Votes to Impeach First Woman President

The South Korean Parliament voted to impeach their president, Park Geun-hye, because of a corruption…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Calls for a Ban on Full-Face Veils

Angela Merkel, a German politician who has been criticized for her policies toward refugees, is…

Brazil Is Mourning the Chapecoense Soccer Team After Fatal Plane Crash

Brazil and soccer fans across the world are mourning the loss of 71 people following…

You Still Have Time to Be a Patriot and Donate Pizza to People in Line at the Polls

There are times when Americans have to stand up and do the right thing. Sometimes,…

Pope Francis: the Catholic Church’s Ban on Women’s Ordination Will Continue

On his way back from the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation,…