Issue Awareness

5 Mind-Blowing Realities About Race (That White People May Not Know)

5 Mind-Blowing Realities About Race (That White People May Not Know)

Many White people may be surprised by some of the most basic realities of racism in America today. Don’t be one of them—get informed in this article from EGC’s Race & Christian Community initiative REWE, Race Education for White Evangelicals.

3 Movements Against Gender-Based Violence in the Church

3 Movements Against Gender-Based Violence in the Church

The scope of sexual and gender-based violence in America is coming into the public light—not just in Hollywood and Washington, but in the church as well. Three nationwide movements focus on the church’s responsibility, both in adding to the problem and in bringing healing.

Boston Racism: Pathways for Spirit-Led Action

Boston Racism: Pathways for Spirit-Led Action

To express Jesus' love in these times, Boston White Evangelicals will want to face the realities of the city's racism. Find pathways for reflection and action, suitable for both starters and veterans in the struggle for racial understanding and reconciliation, with links to the Boston Globe Spotlight on Boston Racism.

Join the Conversation: Honor-Shame Culture in US Cities & Churches

Join the Conversation: Honor-Shame Culture in US Cities & Churches

The dynamics of shaming affect your church community more than you might think. Guest contributor Sang-il Kim raises awareness for Boston Christian leaders to a surprising level of honor-shame dynamics in US urban culture. Join the conversation!

Getting Ahead of Boston's Homelessness Crisis: Starlight's Collaborative Approach

Getting Ahead of Boston's Homelessness Crisis: Starlight's Collaborative Approach

Boston is in a homelessness crisis, especially among families experiencing homelessness. When it comes to engaging this crisis, Starlight believes churches are better together. Discover Starlight's collaborative ministry model for ending homelessness in Boston.

Boston Climate Dialogues: 3 Fall Events

Boston Climate Dialogues: 3 Fall Events

Join us for three Boston climate talks at EGC this fall! Guest speakers include Mia Mansfield, Mariama White-Hammond, Gabriela Boscia, and Melinda Vega. Come learn with us as we become more informed and ready to support local leaders doing important climate resilience work in our neighborhoods and city.

Refugee Employment & Entrepreneurship: Why It Matters to the Church

Refugee Employment & Entrepreneurship: Why It Matters to the Church

Work is one the most challenging issues for refugees rebuilding their lives in the US—and a perfect place for the Church to step in. 

Beyond Church Walls: What Christian Leaders Can Learn from Movement Chaplains [Interview]

Beyond Church Walls: What Christian Leaders Can Learn from Movement Chaplains [Interview]

People who profess no faith affiliation, often called "nones," as in "none of the above", comprise nearly 23% percent of the U.S.'s adult population. How do we develop meaningful connections with a generation that may never enter a church building? We sat down with anti-racism activist and spiritual director Tracy Bindel to discuss this question. 

Christ@Work: An Overview of Faith-Work Integration Ministries

Christ@Work: An Overview of Faith-Work Integration Ministries

Christ@Work (C@W) ministries help Christians live out their faith through their work: in their workplace relationships, work ethic, and professional impact on the world. This birds-eye view gives a glimpse of the scope of C@W ministries thriving nationwide today.