The Christian tradition has always stood in solidarity with the poor. James reminds his readers that caring for the poor is a mark of true religion (James 1:27). In a similar manner, John writes that a failure to care for the poor may be a sign of an unregenerate heart, as he rhetorically asks, But… Read More
When I boarded my jet for Kenya in 2015, I couldn’t wait to arrive at the Nairobi slums and get busy. Many people there needed help. I was prepared to visit, assess the needs and figure out what I could do. The need was overwhelming, but I’m a fixer — and I was armed and… Read More
It all started with a sleepover. Six years ago, three high school students stayed up late dreaming about what they could do to fight human trafficking. They planned a cookout to raise money to fight human trafficking. Now, they lead Save Our Sisters, a non-profit dedicated to this cause. They’ve also written a book to… Read More
Picture this: In the midst of a busy workday, you use your lunch hour to run errands and check some items off your never-ending list of to-dos. Along the way, you encounter a person holding a sign that says, “Need work. Please help.” This sort of encounter forces us to grapple with the reality of poverty… Read More
What is social justice, really? Can the ordinary parts of your life teach you anything about God? What does Wonder Woman teach you about the gender wars? And how did an atheist professor become a Christian? Get answers to these questions and more from Spence Spencer, Alysha Clark, Russell Moore, Seth Brown and Sarah Irving-Stonebraker in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.