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Half of the world’s children – 175 million – between 3 and 6 years old are not enrolled in pre-primary education programs, UNICEF said, putting them at a disadvantage that will follow many of them throughout their lives. […] Read More

Baptist leaders claim they have no authority over autonomous churches to police clergy who sexually abuse children. When they hide behind the false wall of local church autonomy, they protect the predators. […] Read More

From 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to Sir David Attenborough, people are calling for action on climate change. As Christians, we must join our voices with theirs to care for the planet and protect the vulnerable who are in harm’s way. […] Read More

Even though everyone has the right to an education, we take literacy and education for granted in the U.S. In many Central American countries, however, literacy rates are low at approximately 75 percent. […] Read More

Dear Public Schools: You are a place where people who look different and think different and act different and believe different can come together every day to be together and learn together and learn to be together. […] Read More

Sisterhood Rocks

One woman, Brandy, started me on my journey to safety and peace after years of sexual abuse. A small cadre of friends stood with me in the halls of justice bearing witness to me as a good woman. It’s the power of sisterhood. […] Read More

As parents of special-needs children, your marriage often takes an emotional beating, but know you’re not alone – even though it feels like it. No matter how loose your grip, hold on and let God do the rest. […] Read More

Even though social safety nets have been shown to reduce poverty and inequality, only 35 percent of the world’s children have such protections available to them, a new report says. […] Read More

We who were abused by leaders in the church continue to live. Our hearts still beat a tattered pulse. The horror of abuse is followed by a lifetime of adapting, but you can transcend the trauma. […] Read More

Children and teenagers around the globe have been holding strikes to protest the lack of effort by leaders and governments to deal with climate change. What else can they do as they see their future disappear? […] Read More