How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently
Most pastors want their churches to be a safe haven, but don’t have a plan to get there.
Research. How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently. When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don't know where to start.
Whom Should We Blame for the Violence?
Maybe someone we hadn't even considered.
Whom Should We Blame for the Violence? Maybe someone we hadn't even considered. Mark Galli| July 19, 2016. Whom Should We Blame for the Violence?
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence
Church planter Brian Dye on how the church is helping to heal a troubled Chicago.
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence. Church Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence. Image: Fineas Anton / Unsplash. Why
Most Read Posts of 2016 (1-10)
It's that time of year.
allows and even perpetuates painful and ongoing wounds that many of our brothers and sisters deal with each day—prejudice, harassment, marginalization, violence, and rejection?
Melvin Banks Had a Dream
An interview with the founder of the largest African American Christian publishing house.
When I listen to the dialogue that takes place today, it seems as if people take the position that all the violence suddenly came upon the African American community and all we need to
Facts, Faith, and Faces
World Relief hosts free webinar: Leading Your Church Through the Post-Election Environment
who also endured the long process to be approved to come to America, along with many other immigrants coming here, have come seeking safety from persecution, terror, and violence
Black and Blue Wife
My husband was a minister and I held graduate degrees—yet our “Christian” marriage was full of abuse.
This was my older sister's shocked reaction when I spilled my secret over the phone and told her that, due to many years of domestic violence, I was separating from my husband of
Just Who Are These ‘People of Faith’ Anyway?
Articulating moral consensus in a pluralistic country.
took over as an even more general and inclusive phrase that means “people who see the world mostly as we do, at least in broad terms.” With the religiously motivated violence of 9/11
Weekend Edition - October 7, 2016
Refugees, pastor burnout, Evangelicals in exile, and more
But at a time when 65 million people have been displaced by violence, and 20 million of them are classified as refugees — more than half of them children — it is not enough.
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part Two)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
In a study on the portrayal of refugees in human interest features, refugees are portrayed in the following three descriptions: a) as victims of prior abuse and violence, b) as in search of
The Luddites and the First Contest of Man Versus Machine
Rapid technological change in 18th- and 19th-century England led to violent resistance…by Methodists.
preachers to take the service. What made devout Christians turn to violence so uncharacteristic of their faith? General Maitland himself was plagued
Evangelism, Iranian Style
Amid persecution and a travel ban, Iran’s youth want community and transformation from within.
Trump. And, they're hoping that their Islamic government will be replaced by a secular democracy, but they don't want war or violence to achieve it. Many