More than 1,300 organizations from every state in the nation have signed a letter urging Congress to approve a budget that adheres to four basic principles intended to reduce poverty and inequality and spur broadly shared economic growth.

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The CBF of Mississippi is getting behind a new ministry aimed at building hope in the cradle of the Delta Blues.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 23 June 2014 20:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Governors and legislatures turning down federal funding for Medicaid expansion for political reasons are denying health care to millions of Americans, faith leaders said in a conference call today.

Published in Politics
Friday, 15 November 2013 13:08

Leaving Samaria for the suburbs

Sports teams don't have to love their neighbor, but people who follow Jesus do.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 08 November 2013 10:39

Keep the gov'mint in our bizness

Do opponents of “big government” really believe that if taxes were returned to the taxpayers they would be funneled miraculously to private agencies to address social needs?

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 18 October 2013 12:13

How can Christians really help the poor?

Helping the needy involves more than handouts.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 18 October 2013 12:07

Compassion fatigue hinders aid to poor

Staying motivated for service among the poor demands discipline and maintaining a positive attitude.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 27 September 2013 12:49

Meeting with Malawi leader turns spiritual

Passport's Colleen Burroughs, founder of a clean water ministry that serves Malawi, met with that nation's president Sept. 20 to talk about poverty initiatives.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 09:54

Doing the obvious

Malawi’s decision to sell its presidential jet and give proceeds to the poor is a powerful testimony to churches in America.

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