Over 99 percent of voters in Southern Sudan have voted to secede from the North. While I am thrilled at this change, one element of surprise was a statement made by Southern Sudan President Salva Kiir, who is expected to lead the independent South. Specifically, Kiir has urged the Southern Sudanese to forgive the North…

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 good.3. I want you to take care of it.4. This earth is temporary, but important.5.…

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 for us by serving in the military. Regardless of our views on military policy, the…

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life has announced its findings that it expects the number of Muslims worldwide to doubt in the next 20 years. Is this true? And if it is, what does it mean for the non-Muslim world, specifically Christians? First, these estimates are based on population growth, not growth of…

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Dillon Burroughs

DILLON BURROUGHS is an author, activist, and cofounder of Activist Faith. Dillon served in Haiti following the epic 2010 earthquake and has investigated modern slavery in the US and internationally. His books include "Undefending Christianity," "Not in My Town" (with Charles J. Powell), and "Thirst No More" (October 2011). Discover more at DillonBurroughs.org.

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