By Matt Snyder I vividly remember the one night Mark and I summoned bravery from the depths of the royalty hibernating within us, and ventured willingly into the Red Light District tucked away in downtown Bangkok. I’m not sure we really knew what was in store for us. As Mark and I were walking around … Continue reading Sex Trafficking: Feeling Helpless in Bangkok
By Jeff Goins, Editor I saw this video the other day, and it really resonated with me. In it, Bill Hybels poses the question, “What wrecks you?” Is it extreme poverty, homelessness, the death of churches? Could it be that these things which you can’t stand are situations to which you are called to minister? … Continue reading Holy Discontent: What Wrecks You?
By Jeff Goins, Editor The other week, I met a friend for dinner. During the course of our meal, we discussed all kinds of issues from theology to social justice. We lamented the state of the church with critical attitudes and admitted that we ourselves were part of the problem. We both expressed desires to … Continue reading Learning About Redemption from the Poor
By Matt Rose For the past year or so, I’ve become enraptured by the cause of social justice. After all, the Greek word that our Bible translators often render “righteousness” could, in truth, be just as easily rendered “justice.” That brings new meaning to the the verse “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for … Continue reading Riding the Social Justice Bandwagon