E.U. Agrees to Naval Intervention on Human Traffickers
James Kanter, New York Times
European Union foreign and defense ministers agreed on Monday to establish naval operations to disrupt human traffickers from setting off from North Africa.
To Overcome Polarization, Focus on the Poor
David Lapp, Family Studies
Debating how culture and economics shape poverty can distract us from helping the poor people right in front of us.
Report: Only ‘full recognition of religious freedom’ will protect people
Carol Zimmermann, Crux
The cover photograph on a new 232-page report outlining religious freedom violations around the world last year pretty much says it all.
Carrying out the Cultural Mandate Is Essential for Biblical Flourishing
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
The cultural mandate was meant not only for Adam and Eve, but for Christians today, too. It still stands as God’s directive for the stewardship of his creation.