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What is the Calling of Christians in Social Work in Response to COVID?

“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.” (Colossians 3:15, ESV) We are called to a life of peace, to connectedness, and to thankfulness.  So, in light of the pandemic crisis facing us, these familiar words from Scripture can ...
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Factors Impacting Adolescents of Color Mental Health: A Message to Christian Social Workers

It is important for Christians in Social Work to understand that today’s adolescents of color are faced with decisions that can impact mental health.  For example, the access to technology, which once was a privilege for some, is readily available to all ethnic groups of adolescents on mobile device...
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Repetitious History and Contemporary Action

I am reminded daily that I operate within multiple identities and roles, as I suspect that all of us do. Some of the most obvious identities and roles for me include being African American, Christian, and a woman.  While I am generally comfortable in my skin and with my ever evolving belief system, ...
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