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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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
Race in America: Pushing Forward on the Heels of the 'Voiceless'
Co-founder and director of the Voices Project and college pastor at Kilns College
The gospel has been used for way too long to undergird injustice—from slavery to apartheid and from Native American boarding schools to racist immigration policies.
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Let’s rejoice in them—while looking forward to a time when they’re no longer needed.
history. They are meant for people in the wilderness, that awkward period between slavery and promise, Egypt and Canaan, redemption and inheritance.
Motherhood is Missional
Motherhood is discipleship, and it's part of the mission.
She was their mother, however, because Jesus caused her to be fruitful and multiply spiritually as she discipled the orphans and children she rescued from slavery and death.
Missional Hymns—An Interview with Keith Getty
Keith and Kristen Getty drive hymnody for the missionary work.
So, for us to actually build believers who are going to survive, never mind flourish, never mind fund the next Harvard, cure the world of slavery, write the next Brandenburg concerto, we
Southern Baptists, Racism, and the Alt-Right: It's Time to Make This Right, Plain, and Clear
Sure. But the Southern Baptist Convention actually changed its doctrinal statement to include racism as a sin. It's repenting of slavery and racism, and has made great strides.
I Want My Promised Land
We must consider whether or not we have reached the "Promised Land" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. envisioned.
As a black man who is 37 years old, I find myself living in times that my ancestors would not have dreamed of; times far away from the cruelty of slavery, Jim Crow, and segregation.
Some SBC Reflections—a Short Series
The 2016 SBC annual meeting saw a lot of good.
That Southern Baptists should stand with decisions that have been made to lower the Confederate battle flag. If you know the history of the SBC it's founding was in support of slavery.
Do This in Remembrance
Participating in the “high holy day” of American civil religion is beneficial for Christians, so long as we do so thoughtfully.
Like the Israelites coming out of slavery in Egypt, we must heed the Bible's instruction to “be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have
Confessions of a Middle-Aged White Woman: 5 Leadership Lessons on the Way to Diversity
Cru leader Cas Monaco shares her journey to racial understanding.
Chastened by the inhumane behavior of white forebears, I was also shocked to learn how deeply the history of slavery affects African Americans today. I didn't know.
History Shows Us Why Being Evangelical Matters
Evangelicalsm yesterday helps us embrace the label today.
He also emphasized “social holiness,” opposed slavery, and promoted justice in society. Wesley's movement led to the conversion of William Wilberforce
Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me
Evil is a lack of goodness as darkness is a lack of light.
an illusion. However, rape, murder, war, child abuse, greed, human brutality, kidnapping, and slavery are objectively evil—not illusions. Consider, cosmologically
Top Story July 28, 2017
What’s Under the Microscope Can Lead to Worship
What’s Under the Microscope Can Lead to Worship
Finding beauty in the mundane: from our morning coffee to a nematode worm.
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