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January 2017

A Christian’s Response to Refugees

As the refugee debate really heated up in February, I was frequently accused of being unChristian as the President made his decision to temporarily halt the entrance of refugees from certain countries. As a Christian, who takes the Bible and her faith seriously, I was bothered and really had to examine my own heart to make sure there wasn't selfishness or uncaring within. I love people, I pray for God to give me His heart for people, I want to see the world changed for the better. I am an activist. I am also a conservative,…

Moving Forward Like Dr. King

It seems fitting today to write about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who improved the landscape of the United States through his efforts, his battle, for equal rights, civil liberties, human rights, freedom. He fought this battle with grace, dignity, love, and peace. He was a man among men. Without a doubt, he is one of history's greatest examples of leadership, of a change-maker. He is honored with a national holiday, countless street names, scholarships. He has dozens, if not hundreds, of outstanding quotes attributed to…

5 Ways to Celebrate ‘Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month’

It's National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month again (January) and maybe we should do something for it. But what? We all know what to do for Black History Month or Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention? Where do you even begin? The problem is so vast that we cannot even comprehend it. Yes, sex trafficking has become a trending topic, and while it is agreeably vile, human trafficking doesn't start and end there. It's filthy presence is inside your cell phone and laptop…
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