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Clothing Manufacturing Gets a Makeover
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Clothing Manufacturing Gets a Makeover


Apr 24 2015
A Christian-owned company in Nepal works to empower, not exploit.

Two years ago today, an eight-story commercial building near Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. The deadliest garment-factory accident to date, it is only one tragedy in a long history of worker exploitation in an industry known ...

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Shared Savior, Split Traditions


Apr 23 2015
Why I try to be generous to Christians who see some important things differently.
Shared Savior, Split Traditions
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As a kid, I observed Abuelita reading her Bible. Each day she faithfully opened the Scriptures and struggled to pronounce the words aloud in Spanish. Even with only a third-grade education, daily Bible reading was a priority, and it soon became a priority for me, too. My ...

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A Hidden Opportunity in Your Church


Apr 21 2015
How Christ-centered hospitality can help families affected by autism.
A Hidden Opportunity in Your Church
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For the first two years of my son’s life, I felt like a complete failure.

As Rowan’s parents, Erik and I battled. We battled delayed speech. We battled meltdowns and tantrums that made no sense, even for a two-year-old. We battled his panic attacks in Target, ...

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With Children in Foxholes


Apr 20 2015
Dodging election season airstrikes with Sudan's most vulnerable.
With Children in Foxholes
Kimberly L. Smith

In America, I mocked politicians who plundered for votes by shaking hands and plopping kisses on baby’s plump cheeks. Who do they think they’re fooling? Now, after more than a decade of working in Sudan and South Sudan, I’d take those friendly baby-kissing ...

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Finding My Place in The Gospel Coalition


Apr 17 2015
Where do women belong in complementarian organizations?
Finding My Place in The Gospel Coalition
The Gospel Coalition

It’s not just outsiders that look at Christian conferences—especially those with conservative stances on gender roles—and ask, “Where do women fit in here?”

Even for "insiders" like me, theological alignment doesn't dissolve the ...

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One Last Thing: The Christian Porn Secret


Apr 16 2015
Novel skips pat answers and focuses on healing in community.
One Last Thing: The Christian Porn Secret
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Imagine that weeks before your wedding, you walked in on your fiancé, an upstanding Christian man, watching pornography.

That’s the premise of One Last Thing, a novel from Rebecca St. James and Nancy Rue. St. James is best known as a Grammy-winning Christian ...

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I Am Woman, Hear Me Cry


Apr 14 2015
We don’t need to apologize for our emotions.
I Am Woman, Hear Me Cry
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For millennia, women’s emotions and women’s fears have been regarded as abnormal and erratic, at least where “normal” has been defined by men, who do not share the cyclical nature of women’s physiology and psychology. The menstrual cycle, and ...

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