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Orphans

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

The WOA principle – an ethical system rooted in care and concern for the biblical triad of widows, orphans and aliens – drives the mission of Jesus. He constantly moves to meet people on the margins of the social world of Galilee and Judea. The lack of direct references to widows, orphans and aliens as […] Read More

Christians need to adopt a WOA approach to ethics. WOA is an awkward acronym that represents the biblical triad of widows, orphans and aliens – WOA. These social groups represented women, men and children that existed on the margins of their communities. They struggled daily for dignity and survival. The quality of care provided to […] Read More

The arrest of 10 Southern Baptist church members on a self-styled rescue mission in Haiti provides churches with a sobering reminder – even if your motives are pure, you must know and follow the laws of the country you are in.   Members of Eastside Baptist Church in Twin Falls, Idaho, and Central Valley Baptist […] Read More