Category: Compassion & Justice

ESA’s Gift-Giving Guide!

By Nikki Toyama-Szeto My sister is always the best gift-giver in our family. Mention some random interest, and she’ll remember, find it, and wrap it up for you to open on Christmas morning. My...

God Loves Immigrants and Refugees

By Stephen Mattson To reject the truth that God loves and cares for immigrants and refugees is to deny God’s holy character. But affirming this truth requires many American Christians to renounce their political...

Eat With Joy

By J. Nicole Morgan Editor’s note: Next week, many Americans will gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving. This holiday has become as much about food as it is about giving thanks. In preparation, we are...

Caring as Giving

By Amy Knorr As I walked toward the grocery store entrance, I cringed. The table by the door and the guy in front of the table could mean only one thing: some organization was...

Listen First

By Jon Carlson This is the sixth and final installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining...

Taking Jesus to the Voting Booth

By Beth Kearney As a sophomore in college, I was convinced that being an evangelical Christian translated into voting a straight party ticket. Three years later, I am discovering that my faith precludes a blanket endorsement of...

A Seat at the Table

By Jon Carlson This is the fifth installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...

Be Human

By Micky ScottBey Jones For all my activist, organizer, social justice warrior, touched-by-the-pain-in-the-world type Beloveds out there: The air feels heavy today. So many agonizing headlines and painful hashtags it’s hard at times not...

Skipping the News?

By Jon Carlson This is the fourth installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...