If no one in power is pointing cannons at us, are we doing our jobs as Christian churches, institutions and institutional leaders?
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In a park overlooking the Rio Grande, Holding Institute hosts a candlelight vigil for immigrants fleeing violence. Photos courtesy of Holding Institute
When immigrant families poured into the US seeking asylum, a small Christian nonprofit in Laredo, Texas, had to decide: Stay focused on its core mission or revamp everything in order to meet the humanitarian needs on its doorstep?
With some members left behind, the scene at the restaurant was the opposite of what her church had embodied a half-hour earlier. A pastor learns again that food and hospitality are the building blocks of community.
Continuing inequities in our nation's public schools are a moral injustice that Christians are called to address, says the founder of The Expectations Project.
An already-strong organization cultivated the practice of prophetic honesty to improve its services and help more people rise out of poverty.
For two years, a congregation and its community have labored together to build a hiking trail nearly to the top of their town’s highest peak. The project is a way of blessing their town and forging friendships, writes the church’s pastor.
Just as having a sister doesn’t mean you have a good sibling relationship, so too having a sister church does not automatically entail a good sister church relationship. A researcher shares her advice on how to be friends and partners with global congregations.
In the wake of the World Vision controversy, a young writer asks, can we set aside our principles on the issues that divide us for the sake of a principle that we share in common -- alleviating poverty?
Connecting with people and institutions outside the walls of the church isn’t a job for professional staff alone, says the author of “7 Creative Models for Community Ministry.”
In a divisive time of culture wars and hot-button social issues, CityServe Portland focuses on what people have in common, bringing them together to love and serve their city.