Justice for Asylum Seekers Requires Patience and Persistence

By Christie R. House

Alexis Duecker, an asylum attorney with the New York Justice for Our Neighbors office (NY JFON), has worked for two years with some of her clients to try to get their asylum cases heard and decided.

Oh, Freedom!

From National Justice for Our Neighbors
The Haitian families gathered at Annunciation House had already endured the months-long and dangerous journey to our southern border, a week or more camped under a bridge with little food or water, and several more bewildering days confined by the U.S. Border Patrol.

Marginalized Women, Prophetic Speech

By Liz Cooledge Jenkins

In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb.

A Conversation with Mark and Luke Glanville on “Refuge Reimagined”

We caught up with Mark Glanville and Luke Glanville to talk about their latest book from InterVarsity Press, Refuge Reimagined: Biblical Kinship in Global Politics. In Refuge Reimagined, the two brothers offer a new approach to compassion for displaced people: a biblical ethic of kinship. 

Storytelling as a Path to Identity Formation and Discovery

By Matthew Hunsberger
I love stories. As followers of Christ, we are a people of story. Our faith is grounded in the stories we read in Scripture, the stories of our very lives, and the stories we still have the power to write…

On Fear and the Freedom to Embrace

By Kristyn Komarnicki

I am in a bilingual, transnational marriage. I’ve lived in four countries on three continents. In my native country now, I live in a racially mixed neighborhood. I cultivate friendships with people from around the world.

To Dismantle White Supremacy, Christians Must Confront Antisemitism

By Elizabeth Moraff

A rabbi in Boston was stabbed on a synagogue’s steps a few weeks ago. A summer camp was going on inside. The camp immediately went into lockdown.

The day it happened I had dropped my own 2-year-old daughter off at camp at our synagogue.

A Conversation with Dr. Stephen Morris on Faith and Democracy, and Bridging the Two

By Bethany Stewart

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hope is something that I struggle to maintain, especially as a Black woman living within the many intersections of oppression in America.

How Suffering and Storytelling Can Form Us into People of Justice: An Interview with Artist Trinh Mai

By Trinh Mai

One year ago, Trinh Mai wrote this powerful letter to George Floyd upon his passing. We recently talked with the artist about where we are today in our fight for justice as well as about her own story of suffering, art, and calling people to discover beauty and purpose.

Critical Race Theory, Part 3: Six Key Tenets of Critical Race Theory in Christianity

By Robert Chao Romero

To foster racial reconciliation, structural reform, and constructive dialogue, I present here a framework of Critical Race Theory in Christianity.
1. Community Cultural Wealth and Social Justice. From a biblical vantage point, every ethnic group of the world possesses distinct, God-given, cultural treasure/wealth.