Tagged: slavery

Lenten Devotion: Jesus Heals the…

By Sharon Watkins and Richard H. Lowery Read Luke 7:1–10. “A centurion there had a slave…” People of the United States* reading this passage need to stutter at the word slave, a reminder of...

Christians and July 4

Celebrate with Kingdom lenses, not Americanized ones. by Kurt Willems For the past several years I have publicly discussed why I tend to avoid associating myself with Independence Day. I posted what I called...

We Hate Life

by Kristyn Komarnicki I’ve been too sad this summer to write about the crushing injustices that seem to be rushing at us so fast and furious and with no sign of stopping. Too sad...

The Art of Mending Lives

Helping trafficking survivors heal from trauma by Hannah Notess As a small boy, Maikaru dreamed of becoming a magician. Born to a mother who had been kidnapped and trafficked for sex as a teenager,...

Heroes of the Faith: Lott Carey

(c. 1780-1828) “I have counted the cost and have sacrificed all my worldly possession to this undertaking. I am prepared to meet imprisonment or even death in carrying out the purposes of my heart,”...

Mother of Exiles

The history of US immigration must inform the current debate on immigration by Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang …Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame...