2010 Haiti Earthquake
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In kindergarten, racism was not part of my vocabulary. My friends had skin of all kinds of colors in our somewhat urban environment. We were brothers and sisters, friends and buddies. Whether learning to tie our shoes or eat glue, we were one family.Second grade presented a different twist. My parents left the city like an episode of Beverley Hillbillies. Only in reverse. We lived in a trai ...
Jesus lived in occupied territory . His mother, Mary, grew up in Nazareth , a small village that included a Roman bathhouse used by occupying forces. Jesus was born in Bethlehem , also occupied by Romans. He was dedicated at the Temple in Jerusalem , again, under foreign control. He grew up in Egypt , then part of the Roman Empire, later returning to Nazareth before beginning His itiner ...
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 ...
Special post from Dan King: The Help One Now Haiti Bloggers working on their legacy strategy. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
I was honored to find a blogger quoting my book Not in My Town in a recent post on standing against modern slavery. What surprised me was that the part that stood out to this writer were the "What if" questions I posed toward the end of my writing. In challenging Christians to stand up and get involved with this issue, I wrote: What if every church in America started a ministry to help s ...
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