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Four Ways to Overcome Compassion Fatigue

I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I realized that being sensitive to the hurts…

Things That Hold Us Back From Serving Others

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

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:…

Five Things Everyone Should Do to Live More Sustainably

In her book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, author Jen Hatmaker mentions this tweet…

Three Misconceptions about Human Trafficking We Need to Change

My husband and I run a charity that fights human trafficking. A few years ago…

6 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts that Give Back

Haven’t bought a gift for Father’s Day yet? Want to get your pops something different…

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…

Porn is a Social Justice Issue

The moral arguments against pornography are well-known, and recently, several big-name celebrities and sources like…

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 Trouble With ‘Being a Voice for the Voiceless’

For many teenagers raised in the church, going overseas is sort of a rite of…

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…

Buying Sustainable Fashion is a Human Rights Issue

Once upon a time, people used to shop in preparation for two different seasons: Spring/Summer…

We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

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

There’s More to Social Justice Than Just ‘Raising Awareness’

Whenever I see my friend Keturah—which isn’t all that often, since an international boundary bisects…

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

The wisdom and insights King gained as he helped lead the civil rights movement apply to us today, for injustice still exists among us in many forms and in many places.

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,…

All Christians Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Late Thursday, Brandon Bernard was executed for his role in a double murder that took…

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…

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…

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?

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…

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…

These Numbers Have Faces

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

The Sexual Exploitation Crisis in the Philippines You Need to Know About

If your word association for the Philippines is volcanic islands or white sand beaches fringed…

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…

5 Practical Ways to Support Immigrants and Refugees Today

If you’re a news consumer like me, you’ve been inundated with the reports surrounding immigrant…

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…

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: 28,479 Have Been Killed in Venezuela This Year

The continued decline of Venezuela has been one of the most persistent news stories of…