Dubai and Nairobi represent two ends of the poverty/wealth spectrum, but which one is really wealthy?
In this interview, Lisa Sharon Harper discusses her evangelical faith and the relationship between evangelicalism and politics, the economy, and social justice activism.
What could a worldly professor learn from a saint about dying as a means of living out a calling in Christ?
This interview explores the themes of the book “Subverting Global Myths,” by Vinoth Ramachandra, which investigates modern narratives of terrorism, human rights, science, and religious violence.
In this essay, Dr. Story discusses the book of James’s message to the powerful rich and the vulnerable poor, a message that is especially relevant to the socioeconomic issues in the twenty-first century.
In this personal essay, Greta Bergquist recounts the struggles and joys of teaching in a low-income, segregated Baltimore high school as part of Teach for America.
Chris Heuertz describes the role of education in his mission to serve the poor, including the shift in vision that inspired his community of volunteers to serve the poor relationally rather than philanthropically.
Sandwiched somewhere between the Lord’s Prayer and the closing hymn comes the Sunday morning offering—a staple of Presbyterian worship. The organ plays or the choir sings while faithful churchgoers pass plates, baskets or bowls row by row, offering back a portion of God’s gracious gifts. The money received keeps the bulletins printed, the heat on, […]
TOJ: World Vision is certainly a model for people of faith in N. America for aiding those who are most vulnerable. What is World Vision doing in places like Uganda to intervene with children being made to be soldiers? And along those same lines, what challenges has World Vision seen in places like Uganda and […]