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Although many conservative white evangelicals decry social justice, using terms like “social justice warrior” as a pejorative, it’s impossible to separate it from the Kingdom of God. Let’s explore what the Bible means by justice. […] Read More

When Jesus commands us to love our neighbor as we love ourselves, he is urging us to nurture our innate, neurological capacity for empathy. However, when it comes to those who aren’t like us, many of us resist this innate ability. […] Read More

For decades, Southern Baptist and other evangelical clergy have sexually abused women and children, and all the while, other religious leaders have turned a blind eye. Here’s how that status quo can come to an end. […] Read More

Every few years, headlines proclaim that U.S. students don’t stack up well compared to international students, reinforcing a charge that our public educational system is broken. A closer look reveals that claim doesn’t hold water. […] Read More

Director Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old” takes black-and-white archival footage from World War I and transforms it into vivid color, bringing the war to life with all its horrors. It’s a masterpiece. […] Read More

When victims of sexual abuse by pastors urged the implementation of stronger protections, leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention threw the hot potato back to local churches citing “autonomy.” A tidy little hand-washing. […] Read More

Not everyone in your congregation will be ready to transform your church from where you are to where you need to be. That’s OK. You’ll never have unanimity, but that shouldn’t stop you from creating a covenant for transformation. […] Read More

In a world full of global crises, worrying about the plight of insects seems insignificant. But think about this: As we decimate insect populations, we are literally unraveling the global ecosystem from the bottom up. […] Read More

Regardless of denomination, churches are bleeding members. To turn it around, they need to give up the church-as-we-have-known-it mindset and be willing to transform. These five components show your church is ready. […] Read More

Bad theology and bad biblical interpretation can cause people to do all sorts of appalling actions in the name of God. To counter those abuses, Bristol Bible College has launched the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence. […] Read More