Making known the reality of Jesus
Posted on 14 March 2018
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“I want my voice to be heard. And I want my message to come through loud and clear."
- Karen Gaffney, a Catholic US anti-abortion activist who has Down syndrome, in an article about her advocacy for the unborn.
“For us, it’s about meeting people where they are. Rather than coming in with a top-down approach and saying ‘You should change this’, it’s about figuring out why."
- Nathan Byrd, head of global programs at microfinance and development organisation Opportunity International, in an interview to mark International Women's Day last week, speaking about the organisation's approach to helping empower women in developing countries with regard to educational opportunities.
"The authors of the study, which looked at 126,000 messages spreading false stories on Twitter, suggest that fake stories on social media are 'diffused significantly farther, faster, deeper and more broadly than the truth'."
- Sight columnist Mal Fletcher in an article looking at a new study showing that lies travel faster than truth on social media.
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