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October 2011 Archives

“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 […]

As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues its efforts, a growing number of faith-based leaders have raised their voices with what they believe is the “right” position on the issue. Some decry and lament the movement as anti-Christian socialist propaganda; […]

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 recently at Huffington […]

[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 […]

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 […]

As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues its efforts, a growing number of faith-based leaders have raised their voices with what they believe is the “right” position on the issue. Some decry and lament the movement as anti-Christian socialist propaganda; […]

[The following is a guest post by pastor and author Daniel Darling. For more about Daniel, see his website at danieldarling.com.] Lately I’ve been working on a book project aimed at 2nd Generation evangelicals. In the last few years, there has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]