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Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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6 Bible Verses on Experiencing God through His Creation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Both Animal and Human Life Reflect God’s Creative Power “Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let […]

6 Bible Verses on Experiencing God through His Creation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Both Animal and Human Life Reflect God’s Creative Power “Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let […]

Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

6 Bible Verses on Experiencing God through His Creation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Both Animal and Human Life Reflect God’s Creative Power “Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let […]

Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

“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 […]

6 Bible Verses on Experiencing God through His Creation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Both Animal and Human Life Reflect God’s Creative Power “Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let […]

Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

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 […]

Green Like God: Jonathan Merrit

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from ActivistFaith.org co-founder Daniel Darling. Thanks, Daniel! You may also want to check out his new book iFaith, which just received a stellar review from Publisher’s Weekly.] Today I have the privilege of chatting with Jonathan Merrit. I’ve […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Like God: Jonathan Merrit

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from ActivistFaith.org co-founder Daniel Darling. Thanks, Daniel! You may also want to check out his new book iFaith, which just received a stellar review from Publisher’s Weekly.] Today I have the privilege of chatting with Jonathan Merrit. I’ve […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

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 […]

6 Bible Verses on Experiencing God through His Creation

posted by Dillon Burroughs

                                  Both Animal and Human Life Reflect God’s Creative Power “Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, […]

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 […]

Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Prayer for Mississippi River Flood Victims

posted by Dillon Burroughs

Father, we acknowledge you as Creator of all things–the heavens and the earth; sun, moon, and stars. Nothing exists without your creation; all things have been made by you and for you. Because you have designed all the living world, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Revolution

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A great quote and powerful interview with environmental activist Ben Lowe from my friends at RejectApathy.com. Read and be inspired! What needs to change in order to create a new environmental reality? First, the thinking that “the earth is ours […]

Go Green for God

posted by Dillon Burroughs

In the aftermath surrounding new conservative Christian rhetoric concerning the evils of green religion, I though it appropriate to note, once again, what God says about the earth in the Bible: God says, 1. I made it.2. I called it […]

Is the Green Movement False Religion?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

A new series has come out actually claiming the green movement is false religion. Interesting. Of course, there are disclaimers that creation care is good, but “radical environmentalism” (as they define it) is bad. So where is the line? Let’s […]

What If We Didn’t Have Clean Water?

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 […]

Green Like God: Jonathan Merrit

posted by Dillon Burroughs

[Guest post from ActivistFaith.org co-founder Daniel Darling. Thanks, Daniel! You may also want to check out his new book iFaith, which just received a stellar review from Publisher’s Weekly.] Today I have the privilege of chatting with Jonathan Merrit. I’ve […]

Are We All on the TSA Watch List?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

The current controversy involving the TSA’s full-body scanners has caused many to ask some tough questions concerning the TSA’s practices. For example, one headline today noted  CNN Reporter Put On ‘Watch List’ After Criticizing TSA… Apparently, as many as one […]

Less Drilling Is Good for the Soul

posted by Dillon Burroughs

It may not seem like big news to many, but President Obama signed a bill this week to ban eastern Gulf drilling for the next seven years. If even one future oil spill is avoided as a result, this change […]

Can Christians Be Environmentalists?

posted by Dillon Burroughs

I recently read an article that asked if Christians can be environmentalists. Blow by blow, each side produced its reasons for and against this question, as if the issue was up for debate. But here is what is really at […]

Previous Posts

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

posted 11:16:51am Aug. 23, 2013 | read full post »

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