Articles on Secular-topics:life-issues/social-justice

The Journey to Loving Outside My Culture

There are practical ways to show your love & care to a friend who's grieving because it can be hard to know how to be a friend when you are needed most.

Heart of Racism

Naomi describes the new “implicit” racism that our country faces today. She recounts her personal experiences with racism, speaks to its heart issue, and gives next steps for readers at different stages in their journeys with this issue.

Charleston: We Mourn With You

I don’t know how to respond as a white American Christian who is part of the majority culture. I can’t fully understand the pain or the depth of the wounds. But I’m still hurting.

Remembering Ferguson: My Response as A Christian Black Man

An African American man explains how he experiences the death of Mike Brown and other black men, and what we can all to do move toward healing.

Who Am I? A New Way to Define Identity

In our lives, each of us has an identity being formed and shaped through experiences, relationships, culture, media and the world around us. We seek to define who we are in any way that we can. How would believing the truth about your new identity in Christ change the way you live?

Justice

God invites and commands His people to not only be aware of injustice, but to pursue justice. Simply put, seeking justice means to give to a person what they are due, whether punishment, protection, or care.

Running for Freedom with the Aruna Project

It's hard to connect people personally with problems like sex trafficking halfway across the world. But one man was inspired to find a creative solution to stir people's hearts.

How to Create a Facebook Event

Using Facebook events and ads to create opportunities to build relationships with nonbelievers.

Engaging in Racial Reconciliation

We held a Facebook Live event and heard from some of Cru’s ethnic minority staff to get answers to questions like, “How do we celebrate culture?” and “How do we engage in conversation without stirring up anger?”

Sex Trafficking: The US’ $9.5 Billion Secret

Human trafficking produces $9.5 billion annually in the United States, according to the United Nations. We do not have to sit idly by while this injustice occurs. It’s time to stand up and make a difference.

Dallas, Orlando, Minneapolis, Baton Rouge: We Need Rescue

In this time of tragedy we invite you to lament with sorrow for the tension and pain existing between communities of color and law enforcement. Decades of distrust and injustices keep people on the offense on both sides.

The Heart of Justice

Intended to follow an IJM/Cru Campus-wide Justice Week, these studies are designed to help students understand calling, mission, and the connections between justice and our commission as followers of Christ.

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