All Stories in Social Justice

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Mercy in Calcutta

In 1954, Huldah Buntain sailed with her husband to Calcutta, India, for a one-year term as missionaries. That stint has stretched into 60 years of serving the poor in one of the most populous cities through a massive network of ministries­­­­—still led by this remarkable 89-year-old woman. read more

The Faith (and Justice) Behind Prison Reform

While funding for a new study of the federal prison system has yet to be approved, Craig DeRoche, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Justice Fellowship and former speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, is encouraged to see a broad coalition of organizations lined up behind the proposal. read more

Viral Video Helps Homeless

When the physical transformation of Jim Wolf found its way onto the Internet via a 2-minute time-lapse video, it went viral. People everywhere watched as Wolf, then a homeless United States Army veteran, miraculously changed into a well-dressed businessman. read more

Bags of Hope for Abused Children

Project Ignite Light provides clothes to neglected and abused children. The ministry has no government funding. Here's how Rev. Pebbles Thompson believes God for provision. read more

How to Change a Generation With $1,000

South Africa’s Jacques van Bommel and his wife, Lizzy, had only $1,000 in their bank account when they stepped out in faith 10 years ago and started a ministry to bring hope to the millions of needy children in the South African nation. read more

God’s Plan for True Social Justice

From hunger to homelessness and human trafficking to orphan care, the church has renewed its focus on caring for and fighting for those in need. But are we approaching social justice the way God desires? read more

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