Articles on Human Dignity

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...

Injustice fills today’s headlines. Christians are hunted and killed in Somalia. Men are auctioned off as slaves in Libya. Imperfect babies are murdered in Iceland. Gang violence claims the lives of young men in America. Daughters are discarded in India... Continue...

Editor’s Note: Join World Vision for the 2018 Global #6Kforwater on May 19 and bring life-changing clean water to communities in need. Globally, 844 million people live without a safe water supply close to home. And with World Water Day... Continue...

Imagine you are a pastor of a local church and a man who comes infrequently to your church has requested an emergency meeting with you. In your meeting, he tells you that his father is dying of brain cancer. It... Continue...