A Summons to a Global Integrity Movement: Fighting Self-Deception and Corruption

How much integrity do you have? If you are like most people, your response is a definite ‘lots!’ Yet in spite of our character strengths such as courage and loyalty, our self-appraisals of integrity can be seriously influenced by our own self-serving distortions—namely, rationalizing away inconsistencies between our purported values and our actual actions. ‘I…

For a Government that Works

The Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa (ASJ) is a Christian, Honduran NGO that fights corruption and works to ensure that the Honduran government functions well for the benefit and well-being of all Hondurans, especially the marginalized and vulnerable.   In all its work, ASJ takes seriously the calls of Biblical prophets to fight for justice…

The More We Love, the Harder We Fight: 15 Principles for Fighting Corruption

In reflecting upon some of the recent interviews with Rachel Denhollander (e.g., MinistryWatch, October 2019 and Christianity Today, January 2018) I was struck by how the core principles that emerged regarding cases of sexual abuse are also applicable for any form of abuse and corruption. These principles are especially relevant to situations of corruption in churches, mission agencies, and other organizations, where whistle blowers and victims are vilified and verifiable accountability via independent reviews is rare.

Kelly and Michèle O’Donnell

Kelly and Michèle O’Donnell are Consulting Psychologists and passionate about good practice in Christian organizations, promoting leadership integrity and understanding the psychological processes that help or hinder integrity. Most recently, Kelly’s commitment to confronting corruption has led him to doing a combined food fast and hunger strike to draw attention to the lack of disclosures by organizations and people affected by…

FPIN collaboration: Values-Driven Leadership Seminars in the Philippines

Niels and Amyjay Riconalla, founder leaders of the Fellowship of Christians in Government (FOCIG), hosted a day-long Leadership Series in June 2019 for the Civil Service Institute of the Philippines, where 250 managers and executives from the public sector attended. As a consistent Learning Service Provider for the Civil Service Institute, FOCIG holds a strategic…

Roland Hoksbergen, Christian Relief, Development, and Advocacy Journal

The ACCORD Network is launching a new, online, peer-reviewed journal called Christian Relief, Development, and Advocacy journal. FPIN is excited to be represented in the leadership of this new journal by Roland Hoksbergen (Co-editor) and Nina Balmaceda (Editorial Board member).

ASJ calls for a strengthening of the state of Honduras

ASJ published a statement on the Transparency International platform concerning the recent publication of documents in US courts. These documents confessed drug traffickers claim to have financed the presidential campaigns of Honduran presidents for the last fifteen years.

Elda Valim Fim, Social entrepreneur

Meet Elda. One of FPIN’s newest members, Elda Valim Fim is a powerhouse social entrepreneur and activist who is laser-focused on cultivating the social auditing movement in Brazil. She helped found Love the Truth, born when the EXPOSED campaign came to Brazil. Read more about Elda’s work in this article by Tearfund. Contact our Network…

Arpit Waghmare, Operation Nehemiah

Churches in India have been changing. Once lacking much depth of understanding of public integrity, church leaders are learning how to apply Scriptural truths about justice, integrity, and truth to their approach to financial integrity. Operation Nehemiah provides discipleship that is both theologically grounded and practically applicable to fundamentally shift the Indian church’s paradigm on…

Are you attending the WEA General Assembly?

The World Evangelical Alliance General Assembly will be hosted in Jakarta in early November this year. If you will be attending the WEA General Assembly please contact our Network Coordinator and he will connect you to other FPIN members who will also be there. Take advantage to connect with other FPIN members during the shared…

Dealing with Corruption in Malaysia: A Biblical Framework

The following is an excerpt from the article Dealing with Corruption in Malaysia: A Biblical Framework by Mark Lovatt which brings together personal stories, practical advice and an in-depth theological framework to equip Christians in those many countries of the world where such work seems hopeless: Since theology is the study of God, we should…

Country Profile: Honduras

Although Honduras has no state religion, it is a predominantly Catholic country. According to official church record, Honduras is 96% Christian, but 88% of people self-identify as Christian. People in Honduras report low rates about their specific knowledge of corruption, but high levels of distrust of the government and police. Honduras ranks in the bottom…

Country Profile: India

Although India has no state religion, most people consider religion to be very important in their lives. According to official church record, India is 73% Hindu, 5% Christian, and 21% of people are official members of a church or religious organization. People express highest confidence in religious organizations, and the least confidence in the police…