Tagged: international affairs

Christmas Politics

by Chris Seiple Lines of determined shoppers jostle for advantage in the mall. Relentless television specials peddle gauzy sentimentality and nostalgia. It must be Advent in America. As we shake our heads and wonder...

Global South Theologies & Politics Online Course

Paul Alexander will be teaching an online course at Palmer Theological Seminary in the Fall 2014 semester that can be taken anywhere there’s internet access – Global South Theologies & Politics. The course explores some of the perspectives...

The Dangers of Voluntourism

When good intentions just aren’t enough by Tania DoCarmo, Charlie Smith-Brake, and Julia Smith-Brake There’s no doubt the church cares about orphans. For decades we’ve prayed, given money, and participated in international campaigns for “AIDS...

Preemptive Love

by Jennifer Carpenter preemptive—|prēˈemptiv|: serving or intended to preempt or forestall something, esp. to prevent attack by disabling the enemy. From Central Texas to the heart (and hearts—literally) of Iraq, Jeremy Courtney brings a...

Civilization’s Gatekeeper: A Response

By Michael Furfari In a recent article in the Daily News, columnist Christine Flowers writes why the US should go into Syria. In this piece called “We still must be civilization’s gatekeepers,” Flowers says...

Discovery in Thailand

by Kara Lofton J. Graley Taylor’s 38-minute film, Discovery in Thailand, examines the journey of three couples of career missionaries and one Thai pastor as they bear witness to the Gospel to a population...