Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

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Part 20 – Fighting injustice with love and humility

Most of the personalities we’ve featured in this series have been fighters for justice. It takes a fighter to change the status quo—to bring justice to an unjust world. But did God intend for us to fight with anger, as so many do? Speaking personally, I get terribly angry when I see things that are […]


Part 5 – A voice calling – Gandhi, cont’d

Upon his return to India, Gandhi found work hard to come by. In 1893 he accepted work from an Indian firm in South Africa. Although the contract was for a year, he ended up staying for twenty-one years. On one occasion, while travelling first class on a train, he was thrown off after a white […]


Part 4 – A voice calling – Gandhi

MAHATMA GANDHI (1869 – 1948) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, later named “Mahatma”, meaning Great Soul, was born in the princely state of Porbandar, India. His father served as a government official. He was very shy as a child and used to return home as soon as school ended to avoid talking to anyone. When Gandhi was […]


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