Common decency requires white Christians in Rochester to serve as allies in the fight against all forms of racism and bigotry.
“Slut shaming” is never okay. For the sake of the world and our own souls, it’s time to get off our high horse and trade judgment for compassion.
The American church has been a leader in clean drinking water initiatives. But why are so many Christians silent about the Flint water crisis?
Being vulnerable isn’t fun. But the ministries of Jesus and Martin Luther King Jr. remind us that vulnerability is a stepping stone to change and peace.
You’ve heard of Santa Claus. But have you heard about the real St. Nick? Here’s what he can teach us about kindness, mercy and love.
On the fence about Obama’s recent “ban the box” initiative for ex-cons? According to the gospels, ex-cons aren’t unhireable — they’re family members.
Jesus said the poor will always be with us. But extreme global poverty is at an all-time low. Here’s what needs to happen next in the war against poverty.
For a country that has historically called itself a “melting pot” of immigrant groups, Americans haven’t always had a positive response to immigration.
The EU migrant crisis is more than a migration — it’s a humanitarian emergency that will require the world to respond collectively and humanely.
Yesterday’s “no” vote means that Greece’s debt crisis will continue. Here’s what the Greek economic crisis is all about and why it’s spiritually important.
Another predominately African American church burned down this week. Mount Zion AME Church in Greelyville, South Carolina was the seventh church to burn since nine people were shot and killed at Mother Emanuel AME Church on June 17.
My brothers and sisters were murdered this week. In a horrific act of hatred, men and women were killed while they studied scripture and prayed. I am grieving with Charleston.
The new season of Orange Is the New Black lands this week. But the reality of the American prison system is a far cry from the stylized version you’ll see on Netflix. Here’s what you don’t know about U.S. prisons and why it matters to people of faith.
A Virginia Imam has found a way to talk young American out of joining ISIS. Here’s how he’s deconstructing their blind faith and what we can all learn from his approach.
Concerned with how to reduce hunger? Food insecurity is a worldwide problem, but a solution may be as close as your backyard. Join the ranks of people who plant an extra row in their backyard gardens to donate to the poor.
Summer jobs have always been a part of the American teen experience. Part-time, hourly jobs give teens a preview of what the real world is like while helping pay the bills. But what happens when a generation finds that summer jobs are vanishing?
Work is a virtue. But are you working too hard? Maybe the real problem is that that you’re working for the wrong reasons.
Jesus was an immigrant. Maybe even an “illegal” immigrant. He understood what it meant to be a stranger in a strange land and he asks us to care for immigrants who are struggling to survive as strangers in our land.
What if you did the same job as the person next to you, but received a lot less money in your paycheck. The gender pay gap is real. But should you care?
From Ferguson to Charleston to Baltimore, racial violence is alive and well in America. But as urban peacemakers seek solutions, it’s a mistake for white suburbanites to paint racial violence as a city problem. Or worst yet, a black one.