The Theology of Justice: Sustainability


Allow me the privilege of preaching from a soap box for a moment. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, consumerism is defined as “the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of consumer goods.” Americans are known for consumerism, but it is a quality of many Western-culture countries. Both the American and European fashion industries promote … Continue reading The Theology of Justice: Sustainability

Local Outreach in a Pandemic


What does local outreach look like when opportunities to volunteer are restricted, donation intake is limited, and the needs of your community are climbing? This is the exact situation we have found ourselves facing for the past seven months. Across the country, businesses have attempted to figure out creative approaches to navigate the “new normal” … Continue reading Local Outreach in a Pandemic

Who do I support? (A Guide for Missions-Minded Churches)


Recently I was asked by a leader at another church, “How does your church decide which missionaries to support?” If you have ever worked at a church, you have probably encountered this question. There are thousands of missionaries, needing thousands of prayers and thousands of dollars in support, and your church cannot support them all! … Continue reading Who do I support? (A Guide for Missions-Minded Churches)

Dealing with Domestic Violence: an Interview with Billi Lacombe


I’ve been so privileged to have had the joy of meeting and interviewing directors and advocates of organizations that are truly making a difference in the world. I wanted to shed light on something that may hit closer to home for a lot of women. I sat down with Billi Lacombe, the director of Faith … Continue reading Dealing with Domestic Violence: an Interview with Billi Lacombe