2010 Haiti Earthquake
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The US 2011 Trafficking in Persons national report included an important insight for today's online activists. The entire document includes lengthy details regarding the status of human trafficking in nearly every nation of the world, but I mention it here because of one development in which you may have played a part--using social media to stop slavery. The excerpt reads: As shown in the recent ...
Did you know you can actually write letters to Christians who have been arrested because of their faith? At PrisonerAlert.com , you can write a letter to the persecuted believer listed each month. This is an opportunity to encourage a believer imprisoned for their faith in a very personal and direct way. Just this week, I wrote a quick note to an imprisoned believer in Afghanistan name Said ...
There's a reason I sponsor a child through Compassion International- -Compassion changes lives. Richmond is one of them. His story is shared in short below, but you have to view the video to watch him share the story himself. If you think sending money each month to release someone in poverty doesn't work, Richmond's experience will change your mind. Of course, I encourage you to check out spo ...
People often ask me why I am involved in activist issues as a Christian. I tell people, "For the Bible tells me so." Here are some of my favorite verses for your reflection for this Sunday: He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humblywith your God. -Micah 6:8 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he h ...
Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘This is what the LORD says: Let my people go, so that they may worship me." -Exodus 8:1 Why did God give his people freedom? So they could worship him. They were not given liberty to pursue their own self interests, to improve their economic situation, or to avenge their oppressors. God provided freedom to freely worship him. America ...
With the success of quiz shows like "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader", it's evident that the idea of being "smarter than ___" is becoming increasingly important in our society. These prime-time game shows are continually blasting us with the idea that success is somehow tied to how smart you are. "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" teaches us that knowing stuff can make you rich, while "The ...
Activist Faith co-founder, pastor, and author Daniel Darling recently posted a great article on a group called Three Avocados who are changing the world through one of my favorite things--coffee. Read and be inspired as you find your own creative ways to change the world! -Dillon +++ When you think of all the social need in this world—poverty, war, disease, HIV/AIDS, malaria, you’re hea ...
When we watch the latest uprising on television or read about the toll of the latest natural disaster on people in another country, we are often inspired to help. We want to make a difference. We want to change the world. But doing it is another matter. We often find ourselves discouraged with the sheer magnitude of the latest flood, earthquake, or war. Can anything we say or do really help? T ...
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