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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
Southern Baptists Back Confederate Monument Removal in Memphis
Meanwhile, Robert E. Lee’s former church votes to change its name.
Subscribe to CT and get one year free. Tags: CharlottesvilleCivil WarMemphis, TNRacismSlaverySouthern BaptistsVirginia. Posted by:Kate Shellnutt Bio @KateShellnutt.
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.
Shalom, Amigos: The Changing Faces of Christian ZionismSubscriber Access Only
How Hispanic evangelicals hope to become Israel’s best friends.
Israel's tourists each year. “The Jewish story of liberation from slavery in Egypt has always resonated with the black church,” he said. “It is no surprise
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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.
Healing Victims of Human Trafficking: A Long, Slow Road to Transformation
When we give our lives to the service of others, THEY will change US.
If you've heard or know anything about human trafficking, then you've heard the term “modern-day slavery.” And that's exactly what it is. There are more
Henry McNeal Turner: Church Planter, Politician, and Public Theologian
How America's first black army chaplain fought for freedom, justice, and democracy.
did not save him from slave traders who kidnapped him from his nation and brought him to South Carolina in the late 1700s, his lineage ultimately kept him and his family from slavery.
Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals
(UPDATED) Arab Christian leaders react to Bahrain Declaration, which builds upon Marrakesh and Jakarta efforts by Muslim leaders.
Saudi Arabia's Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals. International.
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.
Propaganda's 'Crooked' Balances Raw Humility with Prophetic Fire
'Ain't we all a little bit a monster?'
Excellent. Here, he addresses pastors who quote Puritans because “they theology was good” but overlook the Puritans' participation in race-based slavery.
Race in America: Four Critical Reminders As We Move Towards Healing
Director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics
Although it is true that we are long past the days of slavery and at least half a century since the end of Jim Crow laws, we are mistaken if we fail to recognize the way that our society has
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
Recent Documentaries Look to Restore Faith in a Storied Free Press
A slate of four films highlight journalists' ongoing quest to share truth.
The Nation, which Rachel Maddow calls “a lefty North Star,” was actually founded by Republicans—abolitionists who wanted to expose and challenge the immoral practice of slavery.
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
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany.
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