Jesus treated women differently than others would have treated women during his time, serving as a sort of early feminist, says the Rev. Susan Sparks, senior pastor at Madison Avenue Baptist Church. “Maybe you could even say Jesus was sort of the Betty Friedan of first century Palestine, because you look at how he honored and upheld women,” she says. The sky is the limit for what women can achieve, the Rev. Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary says. “And we see this in that women are in small numbers moving into high-level positions,” Jones said. “I think it’s exciting to see how women lead. And when they take up these positions, they quite often do them differently than men do, and to good effect.”
Slavery Still Exists in the Modern World Slavery. Human trafficking. Kidnapped victims who are often smuggled or forced to migrate across borders. Slaves in today's world are faced with daily fear and a lack of legal protection, leaving them without a voice when it's needed most. Human trafficking cases have been reported within every sing
5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About the Super Bowl It's time for the Big Game! Americans, including myself, will be all too-happy to indulge in two of the USA's favorite traditions - food and football. Check out this video from Odyssey Networks that gives us surprising facts to the Super Bowl.
A Prayer to Keep Our Neighbors Warm The Polar Vortex is no joke - North America has recently experienced extremely low temperatures that's made most of the country nearly shutdown. The negative temperatures outside have left many stranded in airports, unable to go to school and work, or just frustrated by the relentless cold. Sadly,
Fear on the First Anniversary of Sandy Hook Tragedy struck the entire nation last year when a gunman killed 26 first-grade students and adults on December 14, 2012. The community has experienced grief beyond what most of us can understand. But with time, the slow and painful process of healing and forgiveness has already began.
Jana graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Master Degree in International Development. She is passionate about human rights and the dynamic cultures of God's creation. She travels to capture stories of faith and courage from around the world.