2010 Haiti Earthquake
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When I speak about stopping human trafficking, people often ask, “How?” I don’t have all of the answers, but in our book and DVD Not in My Town , Charles Powell and I include a chapter that shares many of the solutions we are discovering along the way. These include ideas we have implemented, along with many we have picked up from our friends and partners in this effort. Choose one or more fr ...
I've been doing a little research lately on Christian involvement in the fair trade movement. Here's what I'm learning: 1. Christians are woefully lacking in support fair trade efforts: Christians are doing a lot of great things, but fair trade is not really among them from what I can find. Considering the emphasis in Scripture regarding ethical treatment of workers and loving your neighbor ...
It's an unbelievable claim: 163 millions female babies aborted by women seeking sons . This is the information shared in Mara Hvistendahl's book Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences in a World Full of Men . But even if she's off by even ten or twenty percent, the headline remains tragic. Whatever your view of abortion in general, the fact that millions of abort ...
Recent news headlines continue to note persecution of Christians in Iraq. In fact, one Iraqi Christian woman interviewed by CNN this week shared, "We only have God," said the woman, who lost a family member in the church attack. "God is the only one watching over us." This disturbing persecution of Christians draws our attention to an often neglected attitude in the American Church. Many ch ...
Big news from Activist Faith co-founder Dan King and friends from HelpOneNow.org ... +++ You're reading about the #Help1Haiti Bloggers Trip. Read more: here we go... @helponenow haiti bloggers 2012 three reasons to follow the @helponenow haiti bloggers sometimes it's messy work on the importance of coming back in which God is up to something together ...
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 ...
If you've never heard of an organization called Joni and Friends , you are truly missing out. The premiere disability ministry in our nation, Joni and Friends provides a powerful example of how Christians are called to show love in practical ways to those with disabilities. My favorite program they lead is called " Wheels for the World ." The simple idea is to provide wheelchairs to every pe ...
Ever wonder how non-violent revolutions begin, operate, or succeed? Movements.org has been chronicles and now leading efforts to promote social change through non-violent movements around the world. You can learn everything from how to send a tweet when your country shuts down Twitter to how to mass organize an effort in your community. The options are endless--the only missing ingredient is y ...
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