Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
“We don't have many places in our country where you can have an honest experience with our history of slavery, and there are no spaces where you can have an honest experience
How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery
A director of church mobilization for International Justice Mission says women can’t have it all, but they can have something better.
How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery. I heard Gary Haugen, the founder of IJM, speak about God's heart for justice and modern-day slavery at a conference.
The Centuries-Old Habits of the Heart
How our accomodation of sin found us out in Charlottesville.
At key moments, Christians have advocated for the abolition of slavery, death of Jim Crow, and the end of mass incarceration, but the commitment to equality has consistently
Miriam: A Pivotal Prophet
When God spoke through the prophet Micah to remind them of his faithfulness to them in times past, he said, “I brought you up out of Egypt and redeemed you from the land of slavery.
Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?
How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy.
Leaders are now discussing how to move forward with presenting a history that acknowledges racism and slavery in its past. “The slavery question was argued on a biblical basis.
Responses to our July/August issue via tweets and emails.
Barry Hower, Concord, NC. Corrections. Our September cover story, “In Memory of These,” incorrectly stated that Montgomery, Alabama, has no markers acknowledging slavery.
We Can Stop Modern Slavery—with Churches' Help
Lone "justice freaks" aren't enough. To end exploitation, we need community.
What is your vision for how the local church can help IJM fulfill its mission? Russell: IJM has traditionally done a great job at engaging one-on-one with
Weekend Edition—June 24, 2016
Church members, Stats, Singing Scripture, Church Signs, and more!
where are God's people to end slavery? slavery could end — and it begins here—Ann Voskamp & Gary Haugen. A strong reminder about a crucial problem.
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
I had helped in Haiti years before. But it wasn't until after the disaster that I learned of a far less visible disaster—Restavek—a Haitian cultural form of modern-day child slavery.
Lay It Down
When God told Moses to free the Israelites from slavery, Moses questioned God (see Exodus 3). Moses had many doubts and many fears; he came up with many excuses.
Viewing Black Lives Matter, Part 3
To understand Black Lives Matter one should remember history
My assessment includes summaries of organized tactics employed to oppress Blacks during the eras of Colonial America, Chattel Slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow and The New Jim
God in Our Midst
There is a pervasive consumerism in the church today.
temporary shrines. Rescuing his people out of slavery in Egypt, the Lord condescends to tabernacle in a tent in the center of their community. He later