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    A blog of updates and inspiration from Imago Dei Fund.


World Relief Announces the Layoff of 140+ Staff and Closure of Five Local O...

February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017|

BALTIMORE, MD — As a direct result of the recent decision by the Trump Administration to dramatically reduce the number of refugees resettled in the U.S. throughout fiscal year 2017, World Relief has been forced to make the difficult decision to layoff 140+ staff members across its U.S. Ministry and close local offices in Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; Miami, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Glen Burnie, Maryland. Collectively, these five offices have resettled more than 25,000 refugees over the past four decades. “It has been our great privilege to serve both local churches and resilient refugee and immigrant families in each Read More

A New Approach to Gender-Lens Grantmaking

Neera Nundy, Musimbi Kanyoro & Emily Nielsen Jones | February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017|

This post is a re-release of an article that originally appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review but was adapted to appear in the Spring 2017 edition of a journal called "Impact India" sponsored by Read More

An Ongoing Forum and an Invitation for Contributions and Dialogue: What Pra...

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017|

An ongoing forum for friends and partners to share how they see this ancient theological doctrine playing out in their own work of enlisting faith to mend and restore the “imago dei” where it is Read More

Final Report of Phase III of the Gender Parity in Evangelical Organizations...

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017|

We are proud to announce the release of the final report of phase III of the Gender Parity in Evangelical Organizations Research project written by lead researchers Janel Curry, Gordon College, and Amy Reynolds, Wheaton College. Thank you to all of the organizations who participated in the study and to all who helped make it happen. Read More

Silencio: A FREE Resource for Your Soul

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017|

Check out a free online soul care resource called Silencio put out out monthly by Leadership Transformation, Inc. This issue is focused on the “Seasons of the Soul”… For those who live in winter climates and for all who feel particular darkness this season, Diana Bennett, Spiritual Formation Associate at LTI writes: "Winter is a time of dormancy in anticipation of a new awakening. As with the other seasons, winter has its positive and negative nuances. Winter can be a delightful season, resting from the rigors of fall. The ground is resting, and so are we. If we are in Read More

“Some journeys are direct, and some are circuitous; some are heroic, and some are fearful and muddled. But every journey, honestly undertaken, stands a chance of taking us toward the place where our deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.”
Parker Palmer