Emily McFarlan Miller is an award-winning freelance journalist and social media consultant based in Chicago. Most recently, she managed social media for the Chicago Sun-Times, winning first place for the newspaper's social media presence and second place for her own from the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Association. Previously, she was the education reporter at The Courier-News, then the Sun-Times publication in Elgin, Illinois. Her writing has appeared in RELEVANT magazine, The Washington Post's Acts of Faith, The Boston Globe's Crux, Religion News Service and other publications.

In addition to her work in journalism, she recently became president of Hope for the First Nations and is studying for a master's degree in intercultural studies through the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies at George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Connect with her at emmillerwrites.com.

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At nationwide rallies, Christians stand up for Asian Americans

At events in 14 cities across the U.S., an estimated 5,000 people demonstrated in support of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders March 28 after attacks on people of Asian descent in the Atlanta area this month.

Why Oak Flat in Arizona is a sacred space for the Apache and other Native Americans

People from a number of Native American nations came to support the Apache people in their fight to save Oak Flat, a sacred site that's at risk of being turned over to an Australian mining venture.

Native American group files motion to stop mining at sacred Oak Flat site

A group of Apache peoples and other Native American and non-Native supporters has filed an emergency motion to stop the U.S. government from transferring an Apache sacred site in Arizona to a mining company in the next two weeks.

Celebrating Ash Wednesday in a pandemic? There's an app for that

There are filters that blur "imperfections" in photos and filters that turn lawyers into cats on Zoom. Now there are filters to help Christians safely display the very visible Ash Wednesday mark on social media.

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