• New Redemption Press Release Offers Powerful Skills for Spiritual Leaders

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    Redemption Press
    July 13, 2020ENUMCLAW, Wash., July 13, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Christian leader for nearly fifty years, Pastor Wes Daughenbaugh presents a wealth of wisdom for spiritual leaders. Good and Faithful Servant is for Christian leaders who desire to see a healthy change in the leadership within their churches.
    In biblical times, the prophet Elisha declared a spiritual dearth in the land, and in today's era, modern thinking has infiltrated the spiritua Source: R
  • Unprecedented Unity Among Leaders in Over 75 Nations Launches the GO Decade

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    Global Outreach Day
    July 13, 2020BERLIN, Germany, July 13, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Leaders in over 75 nations joined unprecedented unity to launch the GO Decade, a commitment for 10 years to countdown to zero where everyone alive has heard the Gospel. In over 50 years of ministry, I've never seen this level of collaboration for prayer, evangelism, disciple-making, and church planting, said Steve Douglass, president of CRU on a recent videoconference. The GO Decade Source: G
  • John Ortberg’s Church Announces New Investigation

    John Ortberg’s Church Announces New Investigation
    Leadership apologizes for lack of transparency that eroded trust.
    Earlier this week, megachurch pastor John Ortberg claimed his congregation had “extensively investigated” concerns about his youngest son and found “no misconduct.”
    Now elders at Menlo Church, a Northern California congregation of 5,000, say their initial investigation fell short and have announced plans for an additional “supplemental” investigation.
    “While many of you know that the board
  • Mission Network News (Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 4.5 min)


    Today's Headlines FARMS: Stepping out of poverty and pursuing freedom from shame
    President of Brazil tests positive for COVID-19 as cases soar
    How did Jesus deal with race issues?
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  • Nigeria: 1,202 Defenseless Christians Hacked to Death by Jihadists in Six Months (Jan-June 2020)

    Nigeria: 1,202 Defenseless Christians Hacked to Death by Jihadists in Six Months (Jan-June 2020)
    NEWS PROVIDED BY IntersocietyJuly 13, 2020
    ONITSHA, Eastern Nigeria, July 13, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Threats to citizens' rights to freedom of worship and religion in Nigeria; the world's first human right, have continued unabated with hacking to death by the country's Islamic Jihadists or radical Islamists of no fewer than 1,202 defenseless Christians in first six months of 2020 covering January to June; involving Jihadist Fulani Herdsmen 812 Christian deaths and Boko H Source: CCN
  • The Long Obedience of Racial Justice

    The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
    To bear the image of God is a declaration of dignity that challenges power.
    “This is not Charlottesville” was the refrain that I heard many times. Our neighbors sought to assure us of this. We had moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, just days after white supremacists’ Unite the Right Rallies shattered the town’s charm. As blatant outside emissaries of racial hatred, they were vehemently opposed by people of faith and of goodwill.
    On the other hand, I recall a ride with an
  • The Debate Beneath Our Debates on the Pandemic and the Protests

    The Debate Beneath Our Debates on the Pandemic and the Protests
    Our divided responses to national challenges reflect deep divisions on what it means to be human.
    All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.” Novelist Thomas Mann penned these words long ago, and they continue to prove true in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the national police protests we’re experiencing today.
    These ongoing challenges present litmus tests for our beliefs about ourselves. Our answers to questions like “Should I wear a
  • Persecuted Christians Resettled in US Drop Dramatically Under Trump

    Persecuted Christians Resettled in US Drop Dramatically Under Trump
    More Christian refugees were welcomed from 50 worst persecutors in 2016 than in President Trump's first three years combined, according to Open Doors and World Relief report.
    The United States is on track to welcome the fewest refugees since its resettlement policy was formalized in 1980, by a substantial margin.
    Capped at 18,000 people for 2020—the lowest ceiling on record—the US has resettled 7,600 refugees, with only three months left in the fiscal year.
    According to a joint repor
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  • One on One with John Starke on Having a Deeper Prayer Life

    One on One with John Starke on Having a Deeper Prayer Life
    We need a deep, hidden life for a fruitful, public life.Ed: Why a book on prayer? Have you noticed deficiencies in how we are doing in the church in regards to prayer life?
    John: We live in a performative age. “Performative individualism” is how Sophie Gilbert describes our society, where the performance of the self is more important than the reality of it. The most obvious place this shows up is in social media, where we curate our image to give the impression that we are okay and
  • One on One with Jerry Root on 'The Neglected C.S. Lewis'

    One on One with Jerry Root on 'The Neglected C.S. Lewis'
    What readers of Lewis tend to neglect, are in fact the very books Lewis thought were his best and most important.
    Ed: Many are familiar with C. S. Lewis’s Narnian Chronicles and his Christian apologetics. How can you say he was neglected?
    Jerry: While Lewis is a well-known author, nevertheless, very few are familiar with his academic books. Yet, these are his best books. They were born out of his professional life and his study as a scholar of medieval and renaissance literature while at O
  • Hagia Sophia Converted Back to Mosque by Turkey’s President

    Hagia Sophia Converted Back to Mosque by Turkey’s President
    (UPDATED) Orthodox leaders and UNESCO object to famous former church no longer being a museum.
    As Christians feared and many expected, the Hagia Sophia is now—again—a mosque.
    The Turkish Council of State ruled today that the original 1934 decision to convert the sixth-century Byzantine basilica into a museum was illegal.
    When Ottoman sultan Mehmet II conquered then-Constantinople, he placed the iconic church in a waqf—an Islamic endowment administering personal property, usuall
  • Anglican Property Wins Don’t Put an End to Legal Disputes

    Anglican Property Wins Don’t Put an End to Legal Disputes
    Breakaway congregations in South Carolina and Texas continue protracted fight with the Episcopal Church.Last month, a South Carolina circuit court judge ruled that 36 Anglican churches in that state don’t have to turn over their property to the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina.
    It was the latest decision in the long legal struggle between the Episcopal Church in South Carolina and the more conservative Anglican congregations, which officially broke away in 2012.
    “I’m encoura
  • New 'Christian Declaration of Independence' Poster Available in Digital or Printed Formats

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    Northeast Christians At Work
    July 10, 2020VERNON, Conn., July 10, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- On the heels of the recent Independence Day holiday weekend, a free, new "Christian's Declaration of Independence" poster is available from Northeast Christians At Work. The colorful and inspirational 11" x 17" document is available as a PDF file or a printed poster. The poster is ideal for Christian churches, ministries, schools, colleges, businesses, families and individua Source: Ke
  • Associated Press Angry Church Got PPP Money

    NEWS PROVIDED BYCatholic League for Religious and Civil RightsJuly 10, 2020NEW YORK, July 10, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an Associated Press story on the Catholic Church: Everyone from Nancy Pelosi's husband to the Los Angeles Lakers has received money from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), but none of the individuals and organizations who have benefited from the congressional legislation angers the Associated Press (AP), except f Source:
  • Fighting Cancer and COVID-19 with Artistry and Love

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    Spread The Love Ministry
    July 10, 2020TALLEVAST, Fla., July 10, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- This is a challenging time, and people all over the world are experiencing unprecedented levels of fear, depression and anxiety.
    Spread The Love is an art therapy ministry that was created to share faith-building messages through wearable art and home decor products. Our most important mission, though, is to help cancer patients create artistic projects that tap into the healin Source: S
  • Mission Network News (Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 4.5 min)


    Today's Headlines Police begin Bible launch investigations
    The Unlocked teen devotional turns one year old
    DOOR celebrates new fellowships and Christian workers in East Africa
  • NYC and Chicago Mayors Must Go

    NEWS PROVIDED BYCatholic League for Religious and Civil RightsJuly 9, 2020
    NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how much the mayors of New York City and Chicago have in common: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot share a similar record on their handling of violence, public health and religious liberty. Both are a disgrace.Over the 4th of July weekend, 19 persons died of COVID-19 in New York Source: Catho
  • Why ‘Ditch the Deli Meat’ and Other Prohibitions Miss the Point of Pregnancy

    Why ‘Ditch the Deli Meat’ and Other Prohibitions Miss the Point of Pregnancy
    Childbearing is too often defined by restrictions against vice instead of invitations to virtue.When I was pregnant with my first child, I looked for books to tell me what it all meant. I wanted to know how I should understand the strange situation of having a whole other mysterious person folded up inside my middle. Surely I had entered into a special spiritual category. When I made choices about what to do, I was taking another person’s safety into account. And when I prayed, two of us w
  • Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them

    Where Two or More Are Gathered, the First Amendment Should Protect Them
    Why voluntary organizations deserve the same rights to speech, religion, and assembly as individuals.
    The Christian tradition has a lot to say about community. People weren’t made to be solitary individualists. Aristotle may have been the first to describe man as a “social animal,” but he was not the first to recognize our inherent sociability.
    The Scriptures describe God creating human beings to have fellowship with him. As God himself has eternal fellowship within the triune
  • What the Ministerial Exception Will Mean for Religious Employers

    What the Ministerial Exception Will Mean for Religious Employers
    For Christians who despaired over recent Supreme Court rulings, the Our Lady of Guadalupe decision has a lot to offer.
    The Supreme Court defended religious liberty on Wednesday, bolstering and broadening the so-called “ministerial exception.” In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled that the Constitution protects the freedom of religious organizations to hire and fire employees who play a vital role in fulfilling their religious mission. The decision, Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morris
  • Time for a New Normal

    Time for a New Normal
    Returning to normal after such a historic moment would be nothing short of missing one of the greatest opportunities of our lifetime.As states have begun varied and nuanced approaches to reopening businesses, parks, and more, we find ourselves asking more and more "How do we move forward?" I'm concerned about life after the pandemic, but my concern is in a direction that may surprise you.Many say they are concerned that after the pandemic the church will never be the same again. Some wonder, for
  • ‘Mother to Son’ Amplifies the Voices of Black Mothers

    ‘Mother to Son’ Amplifies the Voices of Black Mothers
    Jasmine Holmes spotlights the realities black families face.
    As he breathed his last obstructed breaths, George Floyd called to the mother who died before him, “Momma! Momma!” Black mothers, in our communal tradition, hear Floyd calling to us, too. George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks, Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown not only could have been our sons, but they were our sons. When we hear the news of their deaths, our chests tighten and our tears flow. We are praying with everythin
  • Military Ministries Prepare for Potential US Troop Withdrawal From Germany

    Military Ministries Prepare for Potential US Troop Withdrawal From Germany
    Trump plan creates uncertainty for evangelical churches serving soldiers—and new opportunities.
    An Assemblies of God church in Heidelberg, Germany lost two-thirds of its worshipping members overnight when a US military base closed. One day in 2015, it was a congregation of 300. The next, 100.
    That’s how it goes for ministries serving United States soldiers stationed abroad. “You always have to adapt,” said Kirk Priest, pastor of LIFE Church Heidelberg, a Pentecostal churc
  • Jesus Proclaims His Purpose

    Jesus Proclaims His Purpose
    Although we may long for and relish Jesus’ miracles, we must always long for Jesus and his real purpose more.
    As a child, did you ever have your intentions questioned by your parents? Did you spontaneously proclaim your love and appreciation for them only to have them look at you suspiciously and respond, “What do you want?” Despite your genuine intentions (that time), they misunderstood your purpose.
    Jesus knew the purpose of his ministry, but the people around him often misun
  • Families Keep Going, In Pandemic and Health

    Families Keep Going, In Pandemic and Health
    Our households are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 shutdowns. It’s time for new levels of creativity, flexibility, and support.
    The spring semester ended with my elementary school children waving to a computer, offering their goodbyes and “I miss yous” to faces on a screen. The present-tense-ness of the farewell struck me particularly hard: It wasn’t “I will miss you.” Children have been missing their teachers and classmates for months.
    Over the past couple week
  • Churches, Coronavirus, and The New York Times

    Churches, Coronavirus, and The New York Times
    Describing churches as a "major source of Coronavirus cases" is odd, since that's not even the case their own article makes.
    The New York Times just published an article with this headline: "Churches Were Eager to Reopen. Now They Are a Major Source of Coronavirus Cases."
    Headlines are chosen by editors, of course, and don’t always tell the whole story.
    However, the lede continues: "The virus has infiltrated Sunday services, church meetings and youth camps. More than 650 cases have been li
  • 665K Ministry Jobs Covered by Paycheck Protection Program Funds

    665K Ministry Jobs Covered by Paycheck Protection Program Funds
    At least 11,500 Christian employers accepted $150,000 or more in government stimulus loans.
    Well over a half million pastors, church staff members, and ministry employees kept their jobs and continued serving their communities during the pandemic thanks to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, according to a list released last week.
    As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed in March, the government offered grants to cover payroll costs for employers, inc
  • U.S. Congressman Sends Letter to the Head of the Smithsonian Institution Asking for the Bust of Margaret Sanger, the Founder of Planned Parenthood, to be Removed from the National Portrait Gallery

    Brandi Swindell, Founder and CEO of Stanton Public Policy Center, protests the inclusion of a bust of Margaret Sanger at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C.
    NEWS PROVIDED BYStanton Public Policy CenterJuly 9, 2020WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- This is part of a national campaign organized by Stanton Public Policy Center, to have Margaret Sanger, An Avowed Racist and Eugenicist, Removed from the National Portrait Gallery in Washing Source: Stanton Healthcare
  • Mission Network News (Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 4.5 min)


    Today's Headlines Closed Kenyan markets leads to human trafficking
    Desperation and Gospel demand surge in SE Asia
    Sammy Tippit on the importance of relationships to digital Church growth
  • Forgiving Forward Course is Now Available Online

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    Regenerating Life Ministries
    July 8, 2020FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., July 8, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Regenerating Life Ministries announces the online launch of the Forgiving Forward Course. Forgiving Forward is a gospel-rooted teaching that will help you forgive the people that have wounded you while also equipping you to teach others how to forgive.
    "It has long been our prayer to release this content in a format that makes it easily accessible to churches, famil Source: Fo
  • Big Win for Religious Schools

    NEWS PROVIDED BYLiberty CounselJuly 8, 2020 WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that faith-based schools have a First Amendment Free Exercise right to make employment decisions regarding religious teachers without government interference. The principles set forth in the consolidated cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel apply beyond teachers at a religious school.In both cases, two teachers So
  • Supreme Court Finally Gives Justice to the Little Sisters of the Poor, Says Family Research Council

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    July 8, 2020
     
    WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins applauded the U.S. Supreme Court's verdict in favor of the Little Sisters of the Poor, a religious charity who have been fighting a legal battle for survival for the past nine years. In 2011, President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services threatened fines reaching into the tens of millions of dollars unless the sisters viola Sourc
  • Two Big Wins for Religious Liberty

    Two Big Wins for Religious Liberty
    NEWS PROVIDED BYCatholic League for Religious and Civil RightsJuly 8, 2020NEW YORK, July 8, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two Supreme Court decisions handed down today: In the last week of its 2019-2020 term, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered two back-to-back victories for religious liberty; they were both 7-2 decisions. Catholic schools and agencies were the big winners.The Supreme Court ruled in 2012 that religious schools enjoyed a Source: Cath
  • Mission Network News (Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 4.5 min)


    Today's Headlines The new Iranian persecution law no one knows about
    What would you risk to help persecuted Christians?
    Religious nationalism a barrier to the Gospel in the former Soviet Union
  • The Original Family Dissolution is 'Re-Homing'

    The Original Family Dissolution is 'Re-Homing'
    A therapist and adoptee asks: Are we seeking to serve or be served by our children?
    A common term for adoption placements is “forever family,” indicating the child has now been legally and symbolically grafted into a new home. After being relinquished (voluntarily or not) from their birth family, some children stay with the first placement that follows. To their biological connections and culture, they might say, “goodbye forever, family.”
    On the more extreme end: Some ch
  • The Generations Present in Your Church, Part 5: Gen Z

    The Generations Present in Your Church, Part 5: Gen Z
    There are many contributing factors that give Gen Z the unsettledness they have about our world.
    My great-grandfather was a stonemason who laid brick on the upper east side of Manhattan. Buildings you see there were built by Irish laborers like him who often started working at age 17, got married around the same time, and had a big family.
    Work and family were the focus. The times started young. Life was, in a sense, simpler back then, even if in some ways it was much harder. And, the times shap
  • John Ortberg’s Church Says ‘No Evidence of Misconduct’ As More Details Emerge

    John Ortberg’s Church Says ‘No Evidence of Misconduct’ As More Details Emerge
    Megachurch pastor’s son named as the volunteer who confessed sexual attraction to children.
    A California megachurch is defending the investigation and restoration of senior pastor John Ortberg as more information emerges about his concealment of a church volunteer’s confession of unwanted sexual attraction to children.
    The pastor’s son Daniel Lavery, frustrated by what he has characterized as a lack of concern for the seriousness of sexual abuse, publicly named the volunteer on
  • Can We Now Agree that It’s Time to Become a Different Kind of Church?

    Can We Now Agree that It’s Time to Become a Different Kind of Church?
    How are the times changing? Here are four cultural realities which require a different kind of response from the church.
    Times change—sometimes at a seeming snail’s pace, and other times at a breathtaking pace that’s more closely akin to that of a cheetah sprinting after a fleetfooted gazelle.
    For many, on the surface at least, the last several decades have appeared to be relatively stable for church planting methodologies.
    Numerous church planting leaders saw little incen
  • A ‘Sober Curious’ Quarantine Broke My Perfectionism

    A ‘Sober Curious’ Quarantine Broke My Perfectionism
    While researching young adult ministry, I discovered the younger generation had something to teach me about my approach to alcohol.She couldn’t have been younger than 65. Fit, trim, close-cropped silver hair, loading her third case of wine into her Costco cart. The man next to her laughed and said, “You’re going to ride this out in style, eh?”
    She smiled. It was just days before Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued stay-at-home orders.
    It seems that she was not alone. Hea
  • Gospel for Asia Supplies 37 Million with Safe Water in 'Thirstiest' Continent

    Faith-based agency has drilled more than 30,000 'Jesus Wells,' distributed 58,000-plus water filtersQUENCHING THE THIRST OF A CONTINENT: Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) today revealed it has provided safe drinking water for a staggering 37.5 million people in Asia, the world's "thirstiest" continent. The faith-based mission agency released a new report titled Don't Drink The Water (Unless You Know What's In It).NEWS PROVIDED BYGospel for AsiaJuly 7, 2020WILLS POINT, Texas Source: InChri
  • Colorado AG Threatens to Stop Bible Conference

    NEWS PROVIDED BYLiberty CounselJuly 7, 2020 WOODLAND PARK, Colo., July 7, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Colorado State attorney general attempted to ban Andrew Wommack Ministries from holding in-person gatherings of more than 175 people in accordance with the governor's draconian orders, while permitting mass protests with no social distancing or other health precautions.
    AG Kuhn sent a cease and desist letter to the ministry in an attempt to shut down its Bible conference held at S
  • Poll on Abortion is Bad News for Biden

    Poll on Abortion is Bad News for Biden
    NEWS PROVIDED BYCatholic League for Religious and Civil RightsJuly 7, 2020NEW YORK, July 7, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Gallup poll on abortion that does not bode well for Joe Biden: A new Gallup survey on abortion reveals that this is an issue that should worry Joe Biden. It found that 24% of Americans say that the candidate they will vote for must share their position on abortion. Significantly, this was true of 30% of those who are Source:
  • Christ's Mandate for Missions Raising Funds -- Feeding Thousands We Know Personally in Persecuted Nations & the USA

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    CMM World
    July 7, 2020CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 7, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- CMM thanks our partners who helped us send thousands of dollars weekly the last two months to help feed starving brethren in many nations in Africa and Asia. CMM works closely with known, trusted, indigenous missionaries in 70 nations. We have known many of these dear friends for years in India, Nigeria and Pakistan are facing added persecution, even threats of no food, water and medicine if they d Sourc
  • Mission Network News (Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 4.5 min)


    Today's Headlines Hagia Sophia, foreign Christians targeted in Turkey
    Russia lifting restrictions, but COVID-19 hasn’t gone away
    Global Disciples partners with churches to reach Latin America
  • CWALAC Stands with the U.S. Against Forced Abortion and Sterilization in China's Religious Minority Populations

    CWALAC Stands with the U.S. Against Forced Abortion and Sterilization in China's Religious Minority Populations
    NEWS PROVIDED BYConcerned Women for America (CWA)July 6, 2020
    WASHINGTON, DC, July 6, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- This week the U.S. learned the Communist Chinese Party (CCP) is using forced abortion, forced sterilization, and coercive family planning against the Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang as part of a campaign to curb the Muslim minority population in China. As natural population growth has drastically decreased in Xinjang, CCP documents from 2019 reveal plans including a mass s
  • Anti-Catholicism Spikes in California

    Anti-Catholicism Spikes in California
     
    NEWS PROVIDED BYCatholic LeagueJuly 6, 2020
    NEW YORK, July 6, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on the status of Catholicism in California:
    Anti-Catholicism is sweeping California. Attacks on Catholic statues, public complaints about Catholics attending Mass, the selective enforcement of executive orders on religious gatherings, and politicians seeking to intimidate priests and bishops, are commonplace.
    A mob of anti-Catholics celebra Sou
  • Mission Network News (Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 4.5 min)


    Today's Headlines Chinese Communist Party threatened by growth of the Church
    Heart for Lebanon equips Syrian leaders
  • The Generations in Your Church, Part 4: Millennials

    The Generations in Your Church, Part 4: Millennials
    Millennials are here and they are starting to take over in leadership roles today.
    The Millennials are the most studied, talked about, and dissected group in history. They've been praised as the next great generation and, in some evangelical circles, the missionary generation.
    I’m not going to address everything— or even many things— about Millennials here. My focus has been how generations work together and I am giving a very high-end look at generations for the interested obs
  • Social Justice, Critical Race Theory, Marxism, and Biblical Ethics

    Social Justice, Critical Race Theory, Marxism, and Biblical Ethics
    Looking at Marxism and Critical Race Theory in light of the problem of racism in America.During the weeks following the death of George Floyd, I have been following the news with an increasing sense of sadness and concern for the problems facing the United States regarding race and racism.
    I’ve been unsure how to respond as I’ve scrolled through social media and watched increasingly polarized rhetoric on both sides of the political aisle—except to listen to the voices of Black
  • Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty

    Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty
    In the midst of trying to do the right thing, it’s easy to forget to do it in the right way.
    Outside a US congressman’s office, Christians holding homemade protest signs and clergy dressed in their robes and collars attend a march to challenge the separation of families seeking asylum at the US–Mexico border. They join in impassioned chants of “Keep the kids, deport the racists!” and “Lock them up!” referring to those who work for the US Border Patrol. I