In an article first published by Religion News Service, JEMAR TISBY, president of the black Christian collective The Witness, takes issue with The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel , recently published by a group of US Christians...

With R U OK Day to be held on Thursday in Australia, JILL NEWBY and CHIEN HOONG GOOI, of UNSW, look - i n an article first published on the Conversation  - at what to do if someone indicates they're not OK...

US Baptist Minister BOB ROBERTS on why Christians - and evangelical Christians in particular - should stand up for Uighur Muslims facing persecution in China...

KYLE STROBEL, an associate professor at Talbot School of Theology, and JAMIN GOGGIN, a pastor at Missions Hills Church in San Marcos, California, say recent events at Willow Creek Community Church and other churches show the evangelical church in the US is at a "tipping point"... 

ADRIAN ROWSE, founder of Australia's Ping Pong-A-Thon - which aims to raise funds for efforts to counter sex trafficking, says addressing the issue of human trafficking starts with all of us...

In an article first published on The Conversation, HYUN-JOO LIM, senior lecturer in sociology at Bournemouth University, says the plight of women in North Korea is one part of the "dire" human rights situation in the country being overlooked amid moves towards peace on the Korean Peninsula...

MARK SILK, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's record on cases involving religion...

KATELYN BEATY, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to America's opioid crisis... 

In an article first published on The Conversation, TOMAS BOKEDAL, associate professor in New Testament at NLA University College, Bergen, in Norway, looks at the origins of the Bible as a text...

US religion and politics commentator JACOB LUPFER, in an article first published on Religion News Service, says US President Donald Trump's focus on evangelical Protestants - and especially those who support him unconditionally - is problematic in many ways...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, SHANE CLAIBORNE and DON GOLDEN express their astonishment that evangelical leaders did not seem to have raised the plight of persecuted religious minorities at a special dinner with US President Donald Trump this week...

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