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Be Here Now–Ending Slavery Today

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Justin Dillon is an artist, entrepreneur, public speaker, and abolitionist. He is the founder and CEO of Slavery Footprint, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending forced labor, human trafficking, and modern-day slavery through increased public awareness, action, and advocacy. The […]

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La Importancia de la Libertad Religiosa

posted by Dillon Burroughs

El Señor le ordenó a Moisés: «Ve a advertirle al faraón que así dice el Señor: “Deja ir a mi pueblo para que me rinda culto”. -Éxodo 08:01 ¿Por qué le dio Dios a su pueblo la libertad? Así que […]

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Drinking Coffee to Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

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Faith Changes Society: The Example of Jackie Robinson

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A recent CNN story tells an little-known tale of a minister who played a significant role in bringing Jackie Robinson to the Dodgers, shattering Major League Baseball’s color barrier in the process. As I mention in my book Undefending Christianity, […]

The Pro-Life Issue in Early Christianity

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I posted this on Facebook the other day and had some interesting dialogue. I’m sharing it here both for shared insights and comments you may have. At the least, it is clear that even early Christians had strong convictions about […]

The Right Kind of Activism

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I once spoke with a group of college students about modern slavery and human trafficking in America. After my presentation, a friend of mine asked how it turned out. I told him, “The women were all ready to start aftercare […]

Loans that Change Lives

posted by Dillon Burroughs

World Vision, the global Christian humanitarian behemoth, has turned micro. Microfinance that is. Microfinance, for those unaware, is the concept of providing a small loan (as low as $25 US) to help a person in the developing world start a […]

5 Quotes on Showing Compassion

posted by Dillon Burroughs

For your Sunday reflection, here are five of my favorite quotes on the issue of compassion. Enjoy and be inspired. Feel free to share! “Go and do likewise.” -Jesus “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for […]

Fair Trade Is Only Fair

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Experiencing the Pain of Others

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Mother Teresa has said, “Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” My friend Dan King […]

Loans that Change Lives

posted by Dillon Burroughs

World Vision, the global Christian humanitarian behemoth, has turned micro. Microfinance that is. Microfinance, for those unaware, is the concept of providing a small loan (as low as $25 US) to help a person in the developing world start a […]

Be Here Now–Ending Slavery Today

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Justin Dillon is an artist, entrepreneur, public speaker, and abolitionist. He is the founder and CEO of Slavery Footprint, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending forced labor, human trafficking, and modern-day slavery through increased public awareness, action, and advocacy. The […]

10 Inspiring Quotes for Faith Activists

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Quotes inspire. Enjoy some of my recent favorites, including a couple of my own, relevant to those seeking to live out their faith regarding the social change issues of our time. Please like and share, retweet and repost! “Go and […]

Drinking Coffee to Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

together, our stories change things: #powerofwe

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

How to (Really) Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Faith Changes Society: The Example of Jackie Robinson

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A recent CNN story tells an little-known tale of a minister who played a significant role in bringing Jackie Robinson to the Dodgers, shattering Major League Baseball’s color barrier in the process. As I mention in my book Undefending Christianity, […]

how to break the cycle of poverty in haiti with art

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I wonder what went through his mind when he got the cash in his hand the first time. After all, the $500 microloan that he got was the equivalent of about 3-4 months worth of typical income for a man […]

Fair Trade Is Only Fair

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Experiencing the Pain of Others

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Mother Teresa has said, “Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” My friend Dan King […]

Changing Haiti from the Inside Out

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

How to Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

True Religion: Caring for Orphans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Guest post from Daniel Darling. I’m always excited to meet new authors, especially new authors who are pastors, and especially new authors, who are pastors, who publish with my friends at New Hope, who has published all my books. I […]

Save the Girls!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Christ’s Love Does Not Stop at the Border

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

True Religion: Caring for Orphans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Guest post from Daniel Darling. I’m always excited to meet new authors, especially new authors who are pastors, and especially new authors, who are pastors, who publish with my friends at New Hope, who has published all my books. I […]

together, our stories change things: #powerofwe

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Crafts that Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post by Activist Faith co-founder Daniel Darling, minister, author, and speaker, and friend, interviewing WorldCrafts president and New Hope CEO Dr. Andrea Mullins. Worldcrafts is a Christian fair-trade artisan group based in Birmingham, AL.] I have found Andrea to […]

The Power of Clean Water

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Over 800 million people lack access to clean water. Living Water International‘s goal is to transform this horrific statistic through clean water wells in the developing world. In November 2011, my first devotional book Thirst No More was published to […]

on the importance of coming back

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Playground at Yahve Shamma Orphanage by Scott Wade. 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 […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Drinking Coffee to Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

The Power of Adoption

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[A great post from Tony Merida, co-author of Orphanology, from my friends at New Hope Digital.] Until perhaps recently, most believers, in my experience, have only considered adoption and orphan care in a couple circumstances. One, they were praying for […]

5 Quotes on Showing Compassion

posted by Dillon Burroughs

For your Sunday reflection, here are five of my favorite quotes on the issue of compassion. Enjoy and be inspired. Feel free to share! “Go and do likewise.” -Jesus “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for […]

Changing Haiti from the Inside Out

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

How to Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Save the Girls!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Crafts that Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post by Activist Faith co-founder Daniel Darling, minister, author, and speaker, and friend, interviewing WorldCrafts president and New Hope CEO Dr. Andrea Mullins. Worldcrafts is a Christian fair-trade artisan group based in Birmingham, AL.] I have found Andrea to […]

Ruedas para el Mundo

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Si usted nunca ha oído hablar de una organización llamada Joni and Friends, es un gran ministerio. La mejor ministerio en nuestra nación para las personas con discapacidad, Joni and Friends ofrece un ejemplo poderoso de cómo los cristianos pueden […]

Praying for China

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Recently, I have been speaking out against religious persecution in China, calling Christians to pray concerning this issue. In the process, I stumbled upon a wonderful tool from ChinaAid.org–the “Pray for China” prayer band. I’m ordering one for everyone in […]

True Religion: Caring for Orphans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Guest post from Daniel Darling. I’m always excited to meet new authors, especially new authors who are pastors, and especially new authors, who are pastors, who publish with my friends at New Hope, who has published all my books. I […]

Write a Letter, Change a Life

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Words Matter

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from Activist Faith co-founder and pastor Daniel Darling. Originally posted here.] We’re going through James at Gages Lake Bible Church in a series we’re calling Authentic Faith. Currently we’re in the middle of chapter three, which gives perhaps […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Clean Water Changes the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Over 800 million people lack access to clean water. Living Water International‘s goal is to transform this horrific statistic through clean water wells in the developing world. In November 2011, my first devotional book Thirst No More will be published […]

The Pro-Life Issue in Early Christianity

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I posted this on Facebook the other day and had some interesting dialogue. I’m sharing it here both for shared insights and comments you may have. At the least, it is clear that even early Christians had strong convictions about […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Save the Girls!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Helping Families of Veterans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Goodwill Industries President Jim Gibbons is on a mission to help America’s military veterans. How? By helping their families. In a recent article, he notes: At Goodwill Industries, we raise money by selling donated items in more than 2,500 retail […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

The Pro-Life Issue in Early Christianity

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I posted this on Facebook the other day and had some interesting dialogue. I’m sharing it here both for shared insights and comments you may have. At the least, it is clear that even early Christians had strong convictions about […]

Crafts that Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post by Activist Faith co-founder Daniel Darling, minister, author, and speaker, and friend, interviewing WorldCrafts president and New Hope CEO Dr. Andrea Mullins. Worldcrafts is a Christian fair-trade artisan group based in Birmingham, AL.] I have found Andrea to […]

Water Is Spiritual

posted by Dillon Burroughs

One in eight people on our planet lack access to clean drinking water. Though it does not draw the attention of headline news like war or natural disasters, lack of clean water kills millions of people each year. My friends […]

“Activist Faith” to Become Book

posted by Dillon Burroughs

For immediate release:  Popular Bloggers Ink Deal for Activist Faith July 9, 2012—Popular bloggers and authors Dillon Burroughs (Undefending Christianity), Daniel Darling (Real, iFaith), and Dan King (The Unlikely Missionary) have signed a new deal with Navpress, it was announced […]

Helping Families of Veterans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Goodwill Industries President Jim Gibbons is on a mission to help America’s military veterans. How? By helping their families. In a recent article, he notes: At Goodwill Industries, we raise money by selling donated items in more than 2,500 retail […]

The Right Kind of Activism

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I once spoke with a group of college students about modern slavery and human trafficking in America. After my presentation, a friend of mine asked how it turned out. I told him, “The women were all ready to start aftercare […]

Tis the season for garage sales!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

We went yard sale shopping last weekend. It seemed like there was a different sale on every corner. People selling all sorts of stuff they no longer want or need. Nice things, ratty things, all sorts of things … after […]

The Fair Trade Revolution

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Do Not Lose Heart

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 […]

Getting Serious about Helping the Homeless

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“I’ll never forget my first night. All of a sudden and without warning, I found myself homeless in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles. I was sober, but I had no money, no place to go and no one I could […]

Words Matter

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from Activist Faith co-founder and pastor Daniel Darling. Originally posted here.] We’re going through James at Gages Lake Bible Church in a series we’re calling Authentic Faith. Currently we’re in the middle of chapter three, which gives perhaps […]

The Right Kind of Activism

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I once spoke with a group of college students about modern slavery and human trafficking in America. After my presentation, a friend of mine asked how it turned out. I told him, “The women were all ready to start aftercare […]

A Life Changed by Compassion

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Save the Girls!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

The Pro-Life Issue in Early Christianity

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I posted this on Facebook the other day and had some interesting dialogue. I’m sharing it here both for shared insights and comments you may have. At the least, it is clear that even early Christians had strong convictions about […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Picture of a Changed Life

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at Mission of Hope Haiti posted the following pictures today. They need few words. Before their work, this child had one leg. After their work, he now walks. Your efforts, whether great or small, change lives. Do your […]

Leaders Remember the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.” -Galatians 2:10 Leaders care for the poor. When Paul met with Peter, James, and John–the big three […]

From Haiti to “Not in My Town”

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

How to Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

A Novel Every Christian Should Read

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I realize that there are many Christians who are ambivalent or even opposed to Christian fiction. I’ve never shared that belief, because I think fiction has a way of bringing important issues to light in a way that may be […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

A Life Changed by Compassion

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Pro-Life and Pro-Love

posted by Dillon Burroughs

We are wrapping up a month in which the pro-life movement focuses on the issue of life. I personally support the issue, yet have found myself at odds with many of those who agree with me on the issue. It’s […]

The Fair Trade Revolution

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Bringing Clean Water (and Hope) to Ethiopia

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at RejectApathy.com recently posted an inspiring story about efforts to bring clean water to a community in Ethiopia, building hope and relationships in the process. Clean water access is one of the most disturbing problems in our world […]

The Orphan I Am [A Theology of Adoption]

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Orphan care is a huge issue for all people, and should especially be close the the heart of those who claim to follow Jesus. Activist Faith co-founder Dan King share a great article to pass along on his experiences in […]

Leaders Remember the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.” -Galatians 2:10 Leaders care for the poor. When Paul met with Peter, James, and John–the big three […]

Children’s Rescue Initiative

posted by Dillon Burroughs

As part of Activist Faith, I like to highlight Christians on the frontlines of creating positive change in our world. Today’s hero? My friend Bruce Ladebu, pastor and founder of Children’s Rescue Initiative. Here’s an amazing picture and story of […]

Leaders Remember the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.” -Galatians 2:10 Leaders care for the poor. When Paul met with Peter, James, and John–the big three […]

Thirst No More

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“Whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst.”—Jesus (John 4:14 NIV) We live in an era that values speed, production, and efficiency. Deadlines and due dates drive much of our daily routine. Enough is never enough. But is […]

Getting Serious about Helping the Homeless

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“I’ll never forget my first night. All of a sudden and without warning, I found myself homeless in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles. I was sober, but I had no money, no place to go and no one I could […]

Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor As Yourself

posted by Dillon Burroughs

  [I first posted this piece back on March 24th prior to CNN’s special on Muslims in America. It was mentioned by Soledad O’Brien herself and became one of the most poplar posts on Activist Faith. With the start of […]

Clean Water Changes the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Over 800 million people lack access to clean water. Living Water International‘s goal is to transform this horrific statistic through clean water wells in the developing world. In November 2011, my first devotional book Thirst No More will be published […]

Using Social Media to Stop Slavery

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Leaders Remember the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.” -Galatians 2:10 Leaders care for the poor. When Paul met with Peter, James, and John–the big three […]

Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor As Yourself

posted by Dillon Burroughs

  [I first posted this piece back on March 24th prior to CNN’s special on Muslims in America. It was mentioned by Soledad O’Brien herself and became one of the most poplar posts on Activist Faith. I thought it appropriate […]

How to Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Happy First Anniversary to Activist Faith!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

One year ago today, this Activist Faith blog launched as a dream to integrate faith and action on the issues that matter most. In the past 366 days, we’ve blogged about the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, tornadoes in the […]

The Unlikely Missionary, Pt. 2

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I blame it on the ‘WP Word Count’ plugin that I installed. It tells me how many words are written/published by each contributor on the site. And as the guy who started the site, I’m definitely leading all contributors with […]

Thirst No More

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“Whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst.”—Jesus (John 4:14 NIV) We live in an era that values speed, production, and efficiency. Deadlines and due dates drive much of our daily routine. Enough is never enough. But is […]

From Haiti to “Not in My Town”

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

How to Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

The Fair Trade Revolution

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

The Future of Fair Trade

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

The Power of Adoption

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[A great post from Tony Merida, co-author of Orphanology, from my friends at New Hope Digital.] Until perhaps recently, most believers, in my experience, have only considered adoption and orphan care in a couple circumstances. One, they were praying for […]

How to Change the World: Read the Bible

posted by Dillon Burroughs

According to a new research project by Baylor researcher Aaron Franzen, those who read the Bible are found to be more concerned about today’s social change issues, including social and economic justice. As mentioned by David Briggs today at Huffington […]

Getting Serious about Helping the Homeless

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“I’ll never forget my first night. All of a sudden and without warning, I found myself homeless in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles. I was sober, but I had no money, no place to go and no one I could […]

Fair Trade Is Only Fair

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Support Hunger Action Month

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Feeding America wants you to join them in fighting hunger this month. Why? In a time when 1 in 6 American struggle with hunger, our nation’s leaders are considering cuts of over 9% to current national feeding programs. While a […]

Moving Beyond Handouts

posted by Dillon Burroughs

The Christian Post recently announced an innovative strategy by my friends at Food for the Poor to both help those in need and create jobs for those in need. An excerpt is below. My question to readers: What other ideas […]

A Look at International Human Trafficking [podcast]

posted by Dillon Burroughs

 My friend and editor Randy Bishop at New Hope Digital posted our conversation on human trafficking. Please take a few minutes to hear what is happening and what can be done to make a difference and help end slavery. Thanks! […]

Picture of a Changed Life

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at Mission of Hope Haiti posted the following pictures today. They need few words. Before their work, this child had one leg. After their work, he now walks. Your efforts, whether great or small, change lives. Do your […]

Using Social Media to Stop Slavery

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Life Without Clean Water [VIDEO]

posted by Dillon Burroughs

From my friends at World Vision US be forewarned it’s a bit hard to watch. World Vision’s Clean Water Fund http://bit.ly/CleanWaterFund This video depicts what life might be like if Americans faced the same reality every day as 1.1 billion […]

The Christian Fair Trade Movement

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Leaders Remember the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along.” -Galatians 2:10 Leaders care for the poor. When Paul met with Peter, James, and John–the big three […]

Blogging to Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Back in December, my friend Shaun Groves at Compassion International shared the following post: Two years ago Compassion International took a risk no one else in the non-profit world was willing to take. They brought a group of bloggers to […]

Defy Tradition–Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I’ve spoken against child marriage on several occasions here. That’s why I am thrilled to share this story I found regarding a young Indian girl who chose to defy tradition and change the world. The world is watching for you […]

Clean Water Changes the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Over 800 million people lack access to clean water. Living Water International‘s goal is to transform this horrific statistic through clean water wells in the developing world. In November 2011, my first devotional book Thirst No More will be published […]

Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor As Yourself

posted by Dillon Burroughs

    [I first posted this piece back on March 24th prior to CNN’s special on Muslims in America. It was mentioned by Soledad O’Brien herself and became one of the most poplar posts on Activist Faith. With the start […]

The Church in India and China: 100 Million +?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

India and China make up approximately one-third of the earth’s population. These nations may also soon consist of over 100 million Christians (if they don’t already). What can we learn from this growing movement? How can we help? Asbury Seminary […]

Why Adoption?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[A great post from Tony Merida, co-author of Orphanology, from my friends at New Hope Digital.] Until perhaps recently, most believers, in my experience, have only considered adoption and orphan care in a couple circumstances. One, they were praying for […]

Making It Personal

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Sometimes, it is the story of the one that changes the story of many. Recently, I met with Abigail Taylor with Redeem the Shadows, a full-time abolitionist committed to changing the face of modern slavery. Her video speaks for itself. […]

Stop Human Trafficking in West Virginia

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Amazingly, there is still one state that has yet to criminalize human trafficking. While laws will not make the problem go away, a lack of laws reveals a lack of concern regarding the exploitation of men, women, and children forced […]

Feeding America’s Children

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Today, CNN reported the plight of 700 children in Cobb County, Georgia who receive free sack lunches from Christians at MUST Ministries. With 21 million American children who receive free or reduced-cost lunches at public schools, it’s easy to forget […]

Compassion Changes Lives

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

How to Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

From Haiti to “Not in My Town”

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Help “The Least of These”

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at Bread for the World have recently launched a great online initiative to help encourage members of Congress to protect food programs for the poor. Please read and support this effort. Yes, our nation needs to make some […]

Help End World Hunger NOW

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at CARE are offering a new way for you to help put an end to extreme hunger around the world. By simply joining their petition, you can support a comprehensive U.S. plan to end global hunger. Petition letter […]

Erasing Racism

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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, […]

Great News–Reject Apathy!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Great news from my friends at Relevant Magazine. This is the result of a generation ready to change the world…   So, this is a huge announcement for me and the RELEVANT team: With the July issue, this week subscribers […]

Using Social Media to Stop Slavery

posted by Dillon Burroughs

This week, the US 2011 Trafficking in Persons national report was released. 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 […]

Save the Girls!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

It’s an unbelievable claim: 163 millions female babies aborted by women seeking sons. This is the information shared in Mara Hvistendahl’s new book Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences in a World Full of Men. But even […]

3 Ways You Can Help Stop Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from my friend Charles Powell, founder of Mercy Movement and coauthor of Not in My Town.] In your town you might have spas or massage parlors that promise hours like 10 a. m. to 2 a. m.  Or […]

Should Baptists Apologize to the LGBT Community?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Yesterday in Phoenix, AZ, Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright met with members from a coalition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender groups seeking an official apology from the denomination regarding the treatment of of the LGBT community. While no […]

Supporting Shouwang and Religious Freedom in China

posted by Dillon Burroughs

After Easter, I posted on the arrests of several Chinese Christians from Shouwang Church who were detained for publicly meeting for worship on Easter Sunday. At that time, I posted a petition at Change.org to raise awareness and to ask […]

Help Fight Human Trafficking in LA

posted by Dillon Burroughs

In a time of recession and cutbacks, one of the areas under risk is the LAPD Vice Unit for Human Trafficking and Prostitution. In a nation where the practice is growing and a state where it ranks as one of […]

Grassroots Efforts Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

As many of you know, I am involved in a lot to fight modern slavery and human trafficking, The state where I was born, Ohio, has had significant problems with this issue, with Toledo, Ohio being ranked 4th in the […]

Help Someone Keep Their Home

posted by Dillon Burroughs

MSNBC reported today American home foreclosures accounted for 28 percent of all home sales, a share nearly six times higher than what it would be in a healthy housing market. Yes, this is depressing news. Some would even call it […]

Rep. Wolf: Make Religious Freedom Higher Priority

posted by Dillon Burroughs

This Monday, CBN News made some strong comments worth sharing regarding the need to make religious freedom a higher priority. It is shared here for your convenience. Please continue to pray for persecuted Christians around the globe who do not […]

Help End Sex Trafficking in Pittsburgh

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Sex trafficking in Pittsburgh? Unfortunately, the ugly reality is that this crime takes place in many American cities. The good news is that you can do something to stop it, even if you don’t live in Pittsburgh. Specifically, The Project […]

Fair Trade Month: Tell Starbucks to Celebrate

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I admit it–I’m a Starbucks addict. I’ve discovered caffeine is a major factor that allows me to write more words per day and keep up with my three kids (who seem to still have more energy than I do without […]

End Slavery–Start Now

posted by Dillon Burroughs

As many of you know, I have frequently spoken out on the issue of human trafficking. One of my long-term dreams is for Christians to be on the front lines of stopping slavery in our generation.Part of this dream has […]

A Life Changed by Compassion

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Update on Easter Arrest of Chinese Christians

posted by Dillon Burroughs

On May 25th, I mentioned the arrest of up to 30 Chinese Christians on Easter Sunday as part of a government crackdown. When I did, I encouraged readers to sign a petition I created that day to our nation’s leader […]

Life in the Balance

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at Joni and Friends serve the disability community in incredible ways. Through their programs with schools, local churches, conferences, and mission outreaches around the world, they are the premiere Christian organization representing the needs of the disabled. Recently, […]

The World Race: A New Twist on World Missions

posted by Dillon Burroughs

You think “The Amazing Race” is tough? Try World Race. With its promise of 11 countries in 11 months as missionaries, the World Race is offering a unique twist to the timeless message of taking the good news of Jesus […]

The Circle of Protection: Standing Against Budget Cuts for the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

It seems Christian activists who stand against budget cuts for the poor based on spiritual reasons are finding themselves at odds with an unlikely group–fellow Christians. The latest initiative, called the Circle of Protection, includes a broad range of groups, […]

Thousands of Iraqi Christians Flee Nation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at Open Door International just sent me this update on Iraqi Christian today: SANTA ANA, Calif. (April 11, 2011) – “If this exodus is not stopped, Iraq will not have any Christians left in three years.” This statement […]

[fatherless generation] closing thoughts from @johnsowers

posted by Dillon Burroughs

For those who participated in the Fatherless Generation study at BibleDude.net with Activist Faith co-founder Dan King and friends, it was an amazing experience. The book’s author, John Sowers, offers a few closing thoughts, along with a riveting video on […]

Condemn Arrest of Chinese Christians on Easter

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I began to write an article about praying for the Chinese believers arrested on Easter. Then I realized we could do something about it in addition to praying. So I started a petition, sent to our President, Senate, and Congress, […]

Orphanology: Addressing the Global Orphan Crisis

posted by Dillon Burroughs

In recent years, an organic movement has begun in pockets of the evangelical community to live out James 1:27. All over America, people and churches are discovering opportunities to care for the fatherless in very creative and practical ways. God […]

My Homeless Friends

posted by Dillon Burroughs

“I’ll never forget my first night. All of a sudden and without warning, I found myself homeless in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles. I was sober, but I had no money, no place to go and no one I could […]

What’s the Deal with Indigenous Ministry?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Activist Faith co-founder Dan King shares from his recent trip to the Dominican Republic regarding the power of indigenous ministry: His name is Jose Luciano. He’s the pastor of a church in Santo Domingo called Iglesia de Dios Misionera. Like […]

CARE: Mother’s Day Gifts That Matter

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Dear Activist Faith Friends ,  My friends at CARE have partnered with Full Circle Exchange this Mother’s Day to honor mothers around the world. We have created beautiful “Mother’s Day” gift sets of organic, fair trade chocolate, coffee and tea. […]

Helping Families of Veterans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Goodwill Industries President Jim Gibbons is on a mission to help America’s military veterans. How? By helping their families. In a recent article, he notes: At Goodwill Industries, we raise money by selling donated items in more than 2,500 retail […]

Help End Childhood Hunger Today

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Nearly one in four American kids can’t count on having enough to eat. You can’t see it just by looking, but it lives next door.  Hungry kids struggle to concentrate at school, are more likely to have behavior problems, and […]

Changing Slavery, One Click at a Time

posted by Dillon Burroughs

During February’s Super Bowl in Texas, much attention was given to the issue of potential human trafficking concerns related to the event. A local task force, including friends of mine, were deeply involved in the fight to crack down against […]

Wheels for the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Changing the Politics of Hunger

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at Bread for the World announce their upcoming event in D.C. Go if you can, but more importantly, help spread their message of making a difference in the lives of those who hunger. Thanks! -Dillon +++ Tuesday, April […]

Help End Child Marriage

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Plan USA is asking 25,000 people to join them in a petition to stand against child marriage. When children as young as 8 years old are forced into marriage, it’s time to speak out. The text of the petition is […]

Little Changes Make Big Change

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Social change website Change.org reported today that FTD has become the first major US florist to adopt fair trade policies for its flowers. Why is this a big deal? Approximately 80 percent of cut flowers sold in America are imported. […]

What Would Jesus Cut?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

What Would Jesus Cut? Congress is considering a budget plan that would make a 9 percent cut in discretionary spending while giving a 2 percent increase for military spending. This would be devastating for domestic programs that provide basic nutrition, […]

Set 1 Free: Providing Hope to Victims of Slavery

posted by Dillon Burroughs

As an activist against modern slavery and human trafficking, people often ask, “What can I do?” Set 1 Free is one of my favorite answers. Women freed from slavery around the world are thriving through education and new jobs supported […]

Time for a Hunger Strike?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Tony Hall and company announced yesterday an official hunger strike in response to what they see as immoral proposed budget cuts regarding world food programs, mosquito nets, and head start programs. Whether you agree with their plan or not, a […]

Every Bit Helps

posted by Dillon Burroughs

This week, I received an email from a friend of mine who works with girls in juvenile detention centers in the Dallas area. One of their programs is a voluntary Bible study where she is able to build friendships with […]

Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor as Yourself

posted by Dillon Burroughs

CNN’s upcoming special “Unwelcome: The Muslims Next Door” airs March 27th, highlighting the uneasy plight of living as a Muslim in America. Specifically, the trailer focuses on the recent showdown in my nearby Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where allegations of everything from […]

Fatherless Generation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

ActivistFaith.org co-founder Dan King is currently leading a group blogging project through a new book by John Sowers to help us better understand how to help address the issue of fatherlessness. If you’ve ever wanted to blog along on a […]

Thank YOU for Helping Japan Today!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Yesterday, I posted information about the delay of donate-to-text gifts reaching those impacted in Japan’s earthquake and tsunami. I featured a petition from my friends at Change.org to encourage mobile phone providers to speed up gifts to Japan. At the […]

Empower Women, Change the World

posted by Dillon Burroughs

This week, many celebrated the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. There are many noble organizations supporting the effort to improve the rights of women around the world, but one of my favorites is CARE International. Through their educational and […]

Good News with the Poor

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Luke 4 reveals the mission of Jesus on earth. He communicated that he was a fulfillment of Isaiah’s prophecy he had just read in the synagogue at Nazareth. The prophecy read: 18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, […]

Want to Help Stop Modern Slavery?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friends at DC Stop Modern Slavery are working to spread the word about IJM’s effort to collect 25,000 signers to petition President Obama to increase funding to fight human trafficking and modern slavery. While many realize the need to […]

Christians Respond to Georgia’s Immigration Debate

posted by Dillon Burroughs

If you’ve heard about the pending legislation in Arizona to remove citizenship status for children of immigrants, you know how high the stakes are on this issue. Already, other states, including Georgia, are working on similar legislation. Since Christians are […]

Mourning the Loss of Paskistan’s Only Christian Cabinet Member

posted by Dillon Burroughs

The Christian Post offered an insightful commentary on the recent murder of Bhatti, Pakistan’s sole Christian cabinet member. This is a huge loss for the Christian community. Please continue to pray for Bhatti’s family and the fragile situation for Christians […]

Said Musa Freed!

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently posted on efforts to write letters and petition for Said Musa to be freed. According to ICC, this effort has resulted in his freedom from an Afghan prison. Read below and see the full article here. Thanks for […]

One of Those Rock Moments [Dan King]

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A great update from ActivistFaith.org co-founder Dan King on his recent conference on orphan care. Read and share! Thanks, Dillon +++ Charles Lee told us at the beginning of the conference that at each of the tables we would find […]

Human Trafficking Book Coming Soon

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I have been waiting for some time to make the announcement here, but this May, my co-authored book and DVD with Mercy Movement founder Charles Powell comes to a bookstore near you. More will be mentioned when it actually comes […]

The Pro-Life Issue in Early Christianity

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I posted this on Facebook the other day and had some interesting dialogue. I’m sharing it here both for shared insights and comments you may have. At the least, it is clear that even early Christians had strong convictions about […]

In Case You Missed It: Pro-Life and Pro-Love

posted by Dillon Burroughs

We have just finished a month in which the pro-life movement focuses on the issue of life. I personally support the issue, yet have found myself at odds with many of those who agree with me on the issue. It’s […]

Haiti in Pictures

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friend and Activist Faith co-founder Dan King recently posted “Haiti in Pictures” to show what words cannot express when serving children in need. It is said a picture is worth a thousand words but I also believe that pictures […]

Pro-Life and Pro-Love

posted by Dillon Burroughs

We have just finished a month in which the pro-life movement focuses on the issue of life. I personally support the issue, yet have found myself at odds with many of those who agree with me on the issue. It’s […]

Write a Letter, Change a Life

posted by Dillon Burroughs

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 […]

Start Where You Are

posted by Dillon Burroughs

After Jesus had cast the evil spirits out of a man in the region of Garasenes (see Matthew 5), the guy wanted to serve as one of Christ’s followers. He had been transformed. He was ready to go anywhere and […]

Thoughtful Engagement on Immigration

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Guest post from Activist Faith co-founder, pastor, and author Daniel Darling offering a balanced, graceful perspective on one of the most pressing issues in America today from my perspective–immigration. Read, dialogue, and enjoy! -Dillon +++ A few days ago I […]

How to Help Dying Kids in Africa

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Please take a moment to check out the following important story from Activist Faith co-founder Dan King‘s website from Crystal Rowe. Be inspired and do something! -Diilon 2,000 children die from malaria every day. That’s 83 children every hour. With […]

Show Mercy: Stand Against Human Trafficking

posted by Dillon Burroughs

My friend Charles Powell has a heart to show mercy. How does he go about this? His plan is to make it impossible for people to buy and sell human beings in America. His organization, the Mercy Movement, exist to […]

Speak Out for Persecuted Iraqi Christians

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A personal plea from me and my friends at Open Doors International. Please take a moment to read and sign a petition to help persecuted Christians in Iraq. Thanks, Dillon +++ Pressure and violence against Christians in Iraq are rapidly […]

Supporting Returning Military Veterans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A Huffington Post article this week noted how faith communities are stepping in to help military veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. It serves as a great reminder of the need to “be there” for those who have been there […]

Reflections on Tucson

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Today’s “Reflections on Tucson” comes from Activist Faith co-founder, author, and pastor Daniel Darling. While some have moved on to the next news topic, I sensed it was appropriate to look back at the recent shooting tragedy and continued to […]

Right to Life: a Day or a Movement?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Yesterday, thousands of people across the United States gathered for various right to life events to recognize the importance of protecting the lives of unborn children. Both as a dad and follower of Jesus, I fully support limiting abortion as […]

Selling the Girl Next Door

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I don’t usually mention television shows, but this is one I want you to see, not because of its entertainment value, but because this is an issue Americans need to know about. The CNN Special “Selling the Girl Next Door” […]

The Orphan I Am [A Theology of Adoption]

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Orphan care is a huge issue for all people, and should especially be close the the heart of those who claim to follow Jesus. Activist Faith co-founder Dan King share a great article to pass along on his experiences in […]

True Religion: Caring for Orphans

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from Activist Faith co-founder Daniel Darling.] I‘m always excited to meet new authors, especially new authors who are pastors, and especially new authors, who are pastors, who publish with my friends at New Hope, who has published all […]

The Right Kind of Activism

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Last night I spoke with a group of college students about modern slavery and human trafficking in America. After my presentation, a friend of mine asked how it turned out. I told him, “The women were all ready to start […]

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Transitions at Activist Faith
After more than 1,000 posts over the past three years and now a book, Activist Faith has been a huge part of my life. More than I could have ever imagined, Activist Faith has allowed the opportunity to connect with faith-based leaders and activists around the world, including you, who are making cha

posted 1:21:15pm Sep. 03, 2013 | read full post »

The Intentional Activist
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 cen

posted 9:38:04am Aug. 30, 2013 | read full post »

Save the Girls!
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 headl

posted 11:22:07am Aug. 26, 2013 | read full post »

Crafts that Change the World
[Guest post by Activist Faith co-founder Daniel Darling, minister, author, and speaker, and friend, interviewing WorldCrafts president and New Hope CEO Dr. Andrea Mullins. Worldcrafts is a Christian fair-trade artisan group based in Birmingham, AL.] I have found Andrea to be a wonderful friend, s

posted 11:19:05am Aug. 25, 2013 | read full post »

The Right Kind of Activism
I once spoke with a group of college students about modern slavery and human trafficking in America. After my presentation, a friend of mine asked how it turned out. I told him, "The women were all ready to start aftercare centers for trafficking victims and the guys were all ready to blow something

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