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Articles and videos to facilitate discussions on approaches to missional work. Find more on this topic on my blog: www.taylorwaltersdenyer.com

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NYT Article: Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your MindIn three decades of advocating for prison abolition, the activist and scholar has helped transform how people think about criminal justice. Ruth Wilson, Restorative Justice, Environmental Justice, Federal Prison, All Hairstyles, Life Is Precious, Change Your Mind, Social Change, White People

NYT Article: Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your MindIn three decades of advocating for prison abolition, the activist and scholar has helped transform how people think about criminal justice.

Why America incarcerates people, in one chartI always cringe when I hear people claim that most inmates are in prison for drug offenses. Completely not true. If we are looking at state prisons, which is were most people are incarcerated and reform is. Restorative Justice, Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Federal Prison, War On Drugs, Lock Up, Criminal Justice System, Criminology, The Unit, United States

Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019

Report showing the number of people who are locked up in different types of facilities and why - 2019.

Wired Article: Why Are Rich People So Mean? Call it 'Rich Asshole Syndrome'—the tendency to distance yourself from people with whom you have a large wealth differential. by CHRISTOPHER RYAN Wealthy People, Rich People, Successful People, Social Status, Reasons To Live, Sick Kids, Pacific Ocean, Change The World, Distance

Why Are Rich People So Mean?

Call it Rich Asshole Syndrome—the tendency to distance yourself from people with whom you have a large wealth differential.

Al Jazeera English's The Stream Asks 'Does Humanitarian Aid Have A 'White Saviour' Problem? Al Jazeera English, Savior, About Me Blog, Medical, Education, History, News, Youtube, Salvador

Does humanitarian aid have a 'white saviour' problem? | The Stream

American missionary Renee Bach travelled to Uganda in 2007 when she was just 18 years-old and founded Serving His Children (SHC), a nonprofit organisation sh...

Travel Is No Cure for the Mind - Travel is often seen as the key to happiness. Black Dog Depression, Herbs For Depression, How To Cure Depression, Dealing With Depression, How To Get Motivated, Key To Happiness, Anxiety Treatment, Anxiety Tips

Travel Is No Cure for the Mind

Travel is often seen as a pathway to happiness. This post is here to kindly remind you why it’s not.

Op-Ed by Dr. Susan Shaw, Professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University in the Baptist News Global. Straight People, Constitutional Rights, Christian Men, Greater Good, Political Events, Hate People, Meet The Team, Oppression, Public Health

Rethinking that mission trip to Guatemala: advocating for justice, especially in light of U.S. complicity – Baptist News Global

Most well-meaning mission efforts in Guatemala at best address the symptoms and not the causes of Mayan suffering. In fact, these efforts may even contribute to the perpetuation of the systems of oppression that harm the Maya.

Noble Savages and Magical Pixie Conquests: Colonial Fantasies in Film – The Other Sociologist Feminist Issues, Film Red, George Lucas, Hollywood Studios, Savages, Pixie, Pop Culture, Presentation, About Me Blog

Noble Savages and Magical Pixie Conquests: Colonial Fantasies in Film

By Zuleyka Zevallos I wanted to do a follow up on my post from a couple of months a go, on Hollywood racism. I analysed George Lucas' claim that big Hollywood studios were reticent to back his film Red Tails because there were no white leading actors in the script. I used the idea of…

Rishi grew up in Nepal surrounded by international volunteers. Now he can see that some of their attitudes were patronising and damaging. Be Glorified, Volunteer Abroad, Student Studying, Spiritual Path, Experiential, Nepal, About Me Blog, How Are You Feeling, Volunteers

“We Aren’t Just Vehicles for your Guilt and Privilege”: A View from Nepal (Part One) - Learning Service

Rishi grew up in Nepal surrounded by international volunteers. Now he can see that some of their attitudes were patronising and damaging.

Rishi grew up in Nepal surrounded by international volunteers. Now he can see that some of their attitudes were patronising and damaging. Be Glorified, Volunteer Abroad, Student Studying, Spiritual Path, Experiential, Nepal, About Me Blog, How Are You Feeling, Volunteers

“We Aren’t Just Vehicles for your Guilt and Privilege”: A View from Nepal (Part One) - Learning Service

Rishi grew up in Nepal surrounded by international volunteers. Now he can see that some of their attitudes were patronising and damaging.

Hope and Homes for Children, Highlighting family preservation case studies – Picture Impact Study Pictures, Haiti, Case Study, About Me Blog, Content, Homes, Children, Houses, Boys

Hope and Homes for Children, Highlighting family preservation case studies – Picture Impact

Kenyatta Gilbert talks with Walter Brueggemann about the prophetic call in (video with transcript) Howard University, Associate Professor, It's Meant To Be, About Me Blog, Spirituality, Columbia, Opportunity, Space, School

What Does It Mean To Be Prophetic Today?

Kenyatta Gilbert talks with Walter Brueggemann about the prophetic call in 2018. Kenyatta Gilbert, associate professor of homiletics at the Howard University School of Divinity: Professor Brueggemann, thank you for this opportunity to chat. Walter Brueggemann, professor emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary: Well, I’m so glad to be with you and get to talk. Gilbert: So,

Visas, Africanists and White Privilege White Privilege

Visas, Africanists and White Privilege

For more than a generation the term 'Africanist' has meant an implicit stranglehold by a mostly white and male cadre of academics and Western institutions on the tenor and direction of discourse on African affairs in the global academy and sectors such as conservation. RASNA WARAH argues that authentic African voices and narratives are and will continue to demonstrate the absurdity of this situation and herald the beginning of a substantive change of the old order.

John Chau, an American missionary killed by a remote tribe in India’s North Sentinel Island, predicted his own death but decided the risk was worth it to try and reach people, his diary has reveale… Port Blair, Isla Sentinel, North Sentinel Island, Christian Missionary, Darwin Awards, Andaman And Nicobar Islands, Anthropologie, Christianity, Instagram

Missionaries, Asylum Seekers, and the Inconsistency of Borders

Missionary John Allen Chau tragicly displayed the colonial roots of American evangelicalism.

No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign led by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Learn more about our team and what we do. Uganda, Campaign, About Me Blog, African, Led, Female, Fashion, Moda, La Mode

Who We Are | No White Saviors

No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign led by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Learn more about our team and what we do.

Dr. Amy Finnegan, Associate Professor of Justice and Peace Studies at the University of St. Thomas, examines the "white savior complex," and identifies how it is inherently problematic. Peace Studies, Associate Professor, St Thomas, Savior, Amy, About Me Blog, University, Salvador, Community College

Week 4 The White Savior Complex

Dr. Amy Finnegan, Associate Professor of Justice and Peace Studies at the University of St. Thomas, examines the "white savior complex," and identifies how it is inherently problematic.

From students to professionals to retirees, many people are eager to fly off for a volunteer stint. How can we make sure they really do make things better? Professional School, Young Professional, Volunteer Management, Volunteer Abroad, University Of Toronto, Family Planning, Over The Years, Retirement, Students

OPINION: Volunteering Abroad Is Popular And Problematic. Let's Fix It

From students to professionals to retirees, many people are eager to fly off for a volunteer stint. How can we make sure they really do make things better?

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