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While many Christians celebrated the resurrection of Jesus last weekend, Monday quickly shifts priorities. Instead of the joy of the risen Christ, there is the daily commute, packing lunches for kids headed to school, or other daily tasks that can […]

What is true activism? In my previous post, I noted that in his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus starts with teachings rooted in the Old Testament and offers a higher standard related to our inward motives. Between his section on […]

According to YouVersion.com, the most popular verse of the past years was Joshua 1:9: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you […]

Are you tired of the negative news in our culture? An increasing number of people are turning off the news and prefer to avoid it rather than to deal with the daily headlines of natural disasters, political controversies, and sexual […]

The U.S. House of Representatives took a unified, bipartisan stand yesterday by unanimously voting in favor of the Stopping  Abusive Female Exploitation (SAFE) Act. This legislation triples the federal penalty for female genital mutilation (FGM) from five to 15 years […]

Many Americans are aware of Advent, but are unfamiliar with what it is and means. The word means “arrival” or “appearing” and celebrates the four Sundays leading up to Christmas Day. While this tradition may not sound that exciting to […]

Maybe you’re like me. Someone asks what you want for Christmas and you think, “Well, I already really have everything I really need.” We end up choosing gift cards, coffee mugs, T-shirts, and other socially acceptable selections for the convenience […]

Great new post ActivistFaith.org post from Relevant Hope founder and friend Jimmy Turner. Be intentional! -Dillon +++ Most towns have many organizations that help people living outside. Chattanooga, TN, for instance, has two rescue missions, a community kitchen, homeless healthcare center, […]

In June 2009, I traveled to Titanyen, Haiti, for a week of missionary activity with Mission of Hope, my second journey to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. On our last morning, we began the trip back to 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 […]