Tag Archive for: social justice

I Went to See ‘The Sound of Freedom’, and Here’s What I Thought

I saw The Sound of Freedom owith my wife, Sarah, and it was a movie that touched the deepest parts of my soul.

“Rebels Attacked… So We Lost Some of Our Families. I Lost My Dad.”

Atong Bul escaped to Uganda with her mother and siblings after her father was shot by rebel forces in South Sudan.

“I Wake Up at 4am and Start Revising” – Justin’s Story

Justin fled war in South Sudan, and he sees education as a pathway back to his homeland. He starts studying at 4am each day.

“We Come and Eat at School. That’s Where We Survive.” – Margaret

Margaret was separated from her parents when she fled violence in South Sudan. With Feed the Hungry’s help she is building a better future.

Father Figure at Age 15: Achiek’s Story of Survival

Fifteen-year-old Achiek became the father figure of his family when his own father was killed in South Sudan.

From Darkness to Hope: Malena’s Triumph Over Hidden Homelessness

Malena’s story is a powerful testament to the transformative power of compassion and the strength of the human spirit.

Help Fight Hidden Homelessness, this National Homelessness Week

It’s National Homelessness Week – and Mission Australia is calling on people of faith to dig deep to help the 122,000 Australians affected.

You Have the Power, But Are You Willing?

What we are willing to do or not do, impacts others. What if we used our power on behalf of the powerless?

‘Sound of Freedom’ Exposing the Dark Reality of Child Trafficking [Movie Review]

This true-to-life story takes us inside the horrors and realities of the sex-trafficking industry, stirring the audience to action.

Ethical Fashion: Can Faith and Fast Fashion Coexist?

The fashion companies that are being scrutinised each year, are the companies most improving in their ethical performance and rank.

A Christian Perspective on the Voice Debate: 4 Key Takeaways

With issues like The Voice to Parliament, we need to be wary of baptising our position as the definitive Christian one, writes Akos Balogh.

Why We Need a Global Children’s Rights Movement

Katy Faust and Stacy Manning, co-authors of Them Before Us, argue for a re-focus on the needs of children above the desires of parents.

When Safe Water Flows, Everything Changes

As you grab a glass of fresh water to quench your thirst, consider the world’s water needs, on World Water Day 2023.

Domestic Violence: The Church Can’t be Absent From Addressing the Issue

“Rates of domestic abuse in the church community are about the same as in the broader community,” Anglicare’s Lynda Dunstan says.

Running Towards the Disaster: Samaritan’s Purse in Ukraine

Samaritan’s Purse has feet on the ground in Ukraine and explains why when a disaster happens they want to be there helping people in a practical way.

World Vision Ready to Support Children Impacted by Ukraine Crisis

World Vision is hugely concerned for the welfare of Ukraine’s children, warning of the great risks they face if the Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates.

Many Australians Want to Shop More Ethically But Don’t Know How: Report

The report found that 87 per cent wanted to change their fashion consumption habits to consume more ethically but lacked awareness of ethical brands.

40th Anniversary of Bible Smuggling Operation

40 years since the Chinese Bible smuggling operation ‘Project Pearl’, Open Doors is now encouraging Australians to become a Bible smuggler from home.