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When it comes to orphan care, few resources are available among progressive churches. Your church can start to turn that around by observing Orphan Sunday in November. […] Read More

After 12 years of urging Southern Baptists to protect kids from clergy sex abuse, little has changed institutionally. What has changed is more survivors, advocates and bloggers are finding their voices. […] Read More

It’s hard to comprehend why a mother would put her child in harm’s way by trying to cross the border. However, those of us who are white women must stop judging and confront our privilege. […] Read More

By Staff – Millions of children coming to the U.S. from Central America are migrating to escape poverty and violence, a report says. Those who are caught often migrate again when returned home. […] Read More

The overall well-being of children living is the U.S. has improved since 2015, though some measures fared better than others, a report found. […] Read More

Scripture extols us to pass on our faith from one generation to another, yet many congregations opt for an environment that segregates the generations from one another. […] Read More

In my remarks at a recent immigration action in Nashville, Tennessee, I spoke as a faith leader. I reminded those gathered that Christians worship a Creator who fashioned all humanity as one family, one people, one expression of the image of God in each and every one of us. I asked God’s blessings and mercy […] Read More

An interesting phrase is inserted into Isaiah’s vision of the peaceful world that will emerge from Assyrian hostilities. The prophet declares in Isaiah 11:1-6: “A shoot will come forth from the stump of Jesse … who will judge by what he sees and hears … the wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall […] Read More

Six out of 10 students at the school where I teach in South Carolina are from the countrysides or inner cities of Mexico, Central America and South America. Many of them are like Paola, a first-grader from El Salvador who lives in a small apartment with her grandma, mom, sister and uncle. She is a […] Read More

The hashtags #MissingChildren and #WhereAreTheChildren were trending on Twitter and Facebook last week. Citizens were outraged at the Trump administration for potentially losing track of 1,475 unaccompanied immigrant children last year. Coupled with the story, photos of children sleeping in cages fueled the outrage even more. However, if readers would have read past the headlines […] Read More