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The economic status of the world’s youth is a principle indicator of educational access and achievement; the out-of-school percentage of the world’s poorest youth was more than four times greater than the richest. […] Read More

Sadly, women not being believed by powerful men isn’t new. The Bible shows repeatedly how women, regarded as scriptural heroes today, weren’t believed by men in a patriarchal society. […] Read More

The hearings about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court displayed the patriarchal power of a ruling class demanding its entitlement be respected and insulting victims of sexual abuse. […] Read More

The church has entered an era when difficult conversations are more important than ever. In our polarized society, it’s vital for the church to come together for dialogue, listen to each other and seek the middle ground. […] Read More

When conservative leaders who claim to have God on their side cannot assert that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s experience matters, what message are they sending to every other survivor? […] Read More

As Burundian children living in refugee camps in Tanzania, they hoped for a brighter future. Today, enrolled in college in the U.S., they serve other Burundians at home and abroad. […] Read More

Since the South Sudan conflict began in December 2013 until April 2018, nearly 400,000 people have died, a new report says. Around 4.5 million people have been displaced. […] Read More

European Baptists, who met recently in Ukraine, are a diverse lot. However, they have discovered that their diversity – while challenging at times – is actually a strength. […] Read More

After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, stories of those who remained silent about their abuse are flooding social media. When will we finally listen? […] Read More

In supporting President Trump and believing his promises to bring about the social changes they seek, his evangelical supporters are adopting the tactics, politics and principles of secular power. […] Read More