Articles on Human Dignity

In just 10 days, a Colorado Springs-based nonprofit built a community space for the dozen formerly homeless families they house. The rapid raising of a 3,100-square foot building––modeled after the TV show “Extreme Makeover”––was only half of the story. Where... Continue...

This year marks the 15-year anniversary of former President George W. Bush signing the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Here are five facts you should know about this historic global health relief effort. 1. The President's Emergency Plan... Continue...

In the opening pages of Russell Moore’s latest book, The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home, he discusses several reasons why Halloween is his favorite holiday: I’m supposed to hate Halloween, but I just can’t do it. Since... Continue...

One of the best things about Christian theology is its practicality. As you grow in your knowledge of the Bible, the Bible reshapes the way that you think and, ultimately, the way that you live. I’ve seen this pattern in... Continue...

Th[e] idea that our houses are hospitals and incubators was something I learned in my lesbian community in New York in the 1990s. We knew that our traditional, so-called Christian neighbors despised and distrusted us and regarded us as abominations.... Continue...

As we demonstrate the kingdom of God by standing up for the dignity of the oppressed, we also embody the upside-down nature of the kingdom of God by displaying the full dignity of humanity within our churches themselves. This is... Continue...

Jason Lee got a wakeup call on 9/11. He was serving as a missionary in Kenya in 2001. Ten percent of the population he served were Muslim Somali refugees. When the news of the terror act on U.S. soil reached... Continue...

Human dignity is under attack. In two op-eds published in the Washington Post not too long ago, Ruth Marcus attempted to the make the case for something I’ve referred to elsewhere as a silent genocide—aborting children who’ve tested positive for... Continue...

Editor’s note: April 2018 is Second Chance Month. Find out more about this important recognition of human dignity. Alone in a county jail cell, Tish Belk was scared. She had been on the run for almost a year, and now... Continue...

Editor’s note: April 2018 is Second Chance Month. Find out more about this important recognition of human dignity. "I was always high every day . . . always in fights, always getting shot at or shooting at somebody," Jon Kelly... Continue...