#FaithandCulture Reading: Getting Involved in Pro-Life Work, Foreign Movies, Adoption, Work

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In today’s #FaithandCulture Reading, we cull a brief list of some of our favorite articles of the week. Today we highlight articles from Chelsea Patterson Sobolik, Collin Huber, Max Power and more.

Three Ways Christians Can Get Involved in Pro-Life Work

In the wake of the US Senate’s failure to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Chelsea Patterson Sobolik offers practical wisdom for how we can practically serve the pro-life cause. Here’s an excerpt:

Advocacy doesn’t have to be intimidating or difficult. Reach out to your local Congressman’s district office and ask for a meeting with a staffer. Familiarize yourself with current pro-life legislation at the state and federal level. When you’re meeting with a government official or staffer, share why you’re pro-life, why it matters that they vote for pro-life policies, and piece of legislation you hope they’ll support. Don’t be afraid to share a personal story.

How Jesus Redefines Your Work

Over at Made to Flourish, Collin Huber explains how Jesus transforms the way we work. He writes,

“One of the beautiful things about Jesus entering into this world is that it proves every arena of this world matters to God. If the Son can sweat in a workshop, so can we, even if our “workshop” is a cubicle, a coffee counter or a construction site. God desires faithfulness, not external metrics.”

The 6 Best Foreign Films for Family Movie Night

Does your family ever have a family movie night? If so, you should consider these movie recommendations from Max Power at The International Mission Board. He writes,

These beautifully crafted films are more than an entertaining escape—they’re an invitation to discuss important truths with your kids about the gospel and the way it relates to people living in other cultures. 

Upcoming Conference
Adopted: Understanding the Journey of Cross-Cultural Adoption

This isn’t an article, per se, but we thought you might be interested in this upcoming conference from Southeastern Seminary’s Kingdom Diversity. Here’s a description of the event:

Adoption and racial reconciliation are two pressing matters for Christians around the country.  With these in mind, many Christians are open to adopting children from ethnic backgrounds different from their own. We will identify healthy and unhealthy reasons to adopt cross culturally. In addition, we will offer training and resources to increase awareness for the journey.

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