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Impact Stories

  • Ken Wytsma - The Justice Conversation

    The Justice Conversation

    I received an email from a pastor friend. He had seen a tweet in his feed and he wanted to know how I would respond. The tweet read: “Social justice without rooted incarnational presence is merely social arrogance.” My answer was short and sweet: “Not sure I know him, but...

  • Locust Effect Everyday Violence

    The Imaginary Innocent?

    In their study on the violence and the global poor (The Locust Effect), Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros repeatedly ask the question “Why?”. Why does violence so aggressively target the poor on a repeated daily basis? Why are all efforts to create a shared prosperity for humanity continually frustrated by...

  • FH Trafficked 1

    Productivity Prevents Trafficking

    Abera Anulo, 35, told me how he almost was trafficked to another country, so he could find work to provide for his six children. When I visited his village in the Angecha district in southern Ethiopia last June 2014, life had changed drastically. Here he tells his story: Because of...

  • Ralph DeVries 1

    We Are All Called, Especially Businesspeople

    Can my business skills and experience really make a difference in church missions? How can a business person be actively involved in Jesus’ commands to care for the orphan and widow? These questions have been asked by thousands of business people who are searching for ways to get actively involved...