In the U.S. Senate now, the Equality Act is a proposed piece of legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes under federal civil rights law. However, this bill has been met with significant controversy as many believe it would go too far to inhibit individual religious freedom. In light of this, how should Christians respond? Kristen K. Waggoner, who serves as general counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, shares her perspective in this episode of the Q Ideas Podcast.
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When you think about orphans, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of kids living in orphanages who have no parents or family. Maybe you think of this as a global problem, not affecting the United States. And maybe you think this is a problem that is simply too big to be solved. In today’s episode of the Q Ideas Podcast, Lindsay Hadley and Elli Oswald dispel each of these myths with the truth about the global orphan crisis—and they share how we can help be part of the solution. Together, they are part of Orphan Myth, a campaign that unites NGOs, child advocacy specialists, influencers, faith leaders and businesses dedicated to help every child belong in a safe loving family.
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Since the beginning of the pandemic, research has revealed a troublesome uptick in mental health concerns. In light of these trends, how can we best respond to those who may be struggling with their mental health and contemplating suicide? Brooke Keels, executive director of counseling services for Mercy Multiplied, shares her perspective with us on this episode of the Q Ideas Podcast.
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Do you know where your food comes from? Jason Streubel, also known as “Dr. Dirt,” asks us to consider this question in today’s episode of the Q Ideas Podcast. As the senior director for agriculture and food security at Convoy of Hope, he helps us see the ways in which our food is complex, political and spiritual, and he challenges the Church to lead the way in pursuing food security in our local communities.
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