7 Examples of Slower-Impact Humanitarian Crises

7 Examples of Slower-Impact Humanitarian Crises

“Humanitarian crisis” normally – and rightly – describes emergency situations where the well-being of people is in danger to a level that overwhelms their ability to respond. Currently, the influx of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border has earned the label,...
Why Jesus Always Trumps Presidential Racism

Why Jesus Always Trumps Presidential Racism

The president of the United States tweeted racists comments Sunday, attacking four female congresswomen with non-Anglo ethnicities. While three of the congresswomen were born in the United States, the president echoed a famous racist taunt. He tweeted, “Why don’t they...
Transforming Our Fear of Others to Love for Others

Transforming Our Fear of Others to Love for Others

The eulogist at a recent family funeral recalled the lyrics of an old hymn by Charles Meigs simply titled “Others.” Expressed as a prayer, the hymn asks to be absorbed by a concern for others in thought and deed, placing their well-being ahead of self-centered...