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3 Ways You Can Help Prevent Financial Exploitation of Poor
3 Ways You Can Help Prevent Financial Exploitation of Poor

By: Kathryn Freeman
One way Christians can pursue justice for the poor and vulnerable is to speak out against the payday and auto title lending industry, which lends money at an unreasonable rate.

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Faith Community Fights for Payday Lending Reform
Faith Community Fights for Payday Lending Reform

By: Stephen K. Reeves
The faith community has led the calls for reform for the payday and auto title lending industry from the beginning. They've seen the consequences of the excessive interest rates that these businesses charge.

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Social Ministry Helps Immigrants Find Legal Relief
Social Ministry Helps Immigrants Find Legal Relief

By: Jesus Romero
In these perilous times of social and political polarization, immigrants need more people who can help them find legal relief. Here's how one Christian ministry does that, standing in the gap and serving as their advocate.

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Global Baptists Urged to Engage in Advocacy
Global Baptists Urged to Engage in Advocacy
By: Brian Kaylor
Global Baptist speakers urged greater advocacy, especially for religious freedom, among churches and conventions at the local, national and international levels at the Baptist World Alliance in Turkey.
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Raising Your Voice to Help Those in Need
Raising Your Voice to Help Those in Need
It's not easy to speak up for those who have no voice in our society. While silence is easier, God can use people of faith to make a real difference in our world.
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Religious Groups Spend Nearly $400 million on D.C. Advocacy
WASHINGTON (RNS) The number of religious advocacy groups has more than tripled since the 1970s, with conservative groups seeing the biggest growth.
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Libertarian Opposes Church's Advocacy for Poor, Draws Reply
Libertarian Opposes Church's Advocacy for Poor, Draws Reply
Is it appropriate for people of faith to enter the political process and advocate for the poor? Jesus' entire ministry challenged the empire represented by the religious-political powers.
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Baptist Editor Sees Civility in Climate Change Letter to British PM
Baptist Editor Sees Civility in Climate Change Letter to British PM
BMS World Mission's letter to Prime Minister Gordon Brown was a refreshing change of pace. Too many Christians engage in an adversarial tone when they enter the political arena.
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