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A free, newly launched animated film helps Christians around the world recognize the human cost of a changing climate, and its particular impact on poor and vulnerable women and children. […] Read More

While many Christians have a heart for the poor and are happy to give money to projects or to volunteer, not many are prepared to live among them. Here are 2 reasons why it’s imperative. […] Read More

Following the Easter attack on a children’s park in Pakistan, the Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the Evangelical Alliance is calling on the British government to act immediately to enshrine freedom of religion or belief in all United Kingdom foreign policy. More than 70 people were killed on Easter Sunday by a suicide bomber linked […] Read More

Major churches in the United Kingdom are warning that the government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill marks a dangerous shift away from a core principle of the welfare state and will make poor people even poorer. A YouGov survey commissioned by the churches has also revealed that 61 percent of U.K. adults believe that welfare […] Read More

To leave people in such an inhuman place is a scandal, whatever one’s views on immigration. That was the response of Sam King, pastor of Calne Baptist Church in Wiltshire, United Kingdom, who recently saw the shocking conditions at the Calais refugee camp on the northern coast of France. Around 4,000 people are there, including […] Read More

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) have produced the “most successful anti-poverty movement in history,” according to the final MDG report issued this week. The MDGs are eight targets to reduce global poverty and improve living standards. The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 found that the 15-year effort to achieve the eight aspirational goals set out […] Read More

Baptists in Burundi have expressed grave concern as to the state of unrest in the East African country. The unrest began in late April after Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would run for a third term in elections originally scheduled for June 26. The announcement sparked protests by those opposed to Nkurunziza seeking a […] Read More

As Bristol, the sixth largest city in England, became the 2015 European Green Capital, Christian Aid chair and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams marked the occasion with a stark warning about the spiritual imperative to show responsibility to others and the planet. Williams delivered the keynote speech to 200 people inside Bristol’s packed Elim […] Read More

Are Baptists a peaceable people? Do we live together in the reconciled love of Christ? Is our gospel of grace demonstrated in our common life? Well … sometimes. There are many congregations that are laboratories of love, schools of grace. But it has to be admitted that Baptists find agreeing and disagreeing in love particularly […] Read More

A new report outlines in economic terms the global benefits of transitioning to a low carbon economy. The New Climate Economy report has been produced by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, which includes former Mexican President Filipe Calderon, British economist Nick Stern and Bank of America chairman Chad Holliday, among others. The […] Read More