Tagged: poverty

The Jesus Revolution

by Brian Zahnd You say you want a revolution Well, you know, we all want to change the world —The Beatles During the heady days of the Jesus Movement there was a pervasive conviction...

Be Curious, not Cool

And 16 other pieces of life-affirming advice to young people from Ken Burns by J. Nicole Morgan Ken Burns gave the commencement speech at Stanford University in June. Addressing our current political climate, he...

Easter Under a Park Bench

A short story by Kirk Wareham Looks like I’m always getting into trouble for something. Seems like maybe I get into more trouble than all the rest of the boys in Bigelow put together....

Creating Discomfort

Caring for the disadvantaged will do that by Paul Borthwick In an article titled “Christians and the Loss of Cultural Influence,” Peter Wehner wrote: As the dominant culture moves further and further away from...

God’s Economy of Togetherness

by J. Mark Bowers During an election year, everyone is an expert on the economy—from billionaire businessmen and career politicians to your high school Facebook friends. For many Republicans, the free market is the...

Calls for Climate Justice in Paris

by Sharon Delgado Starting today, November 30, government officials, corporate heads, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are meeting at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) for climate negotiations, this time in Paris.  In...

Blessed Are the Meek

by Scott Bessenecker What if there were secret rules to MONOPOLY™ hidden to the greedy, the arrogant and the power-hungry? What if things like giving away property, loaning money at low interest rates, redistributing...

Spirited Justice

by Robert Welsh Christians who risk their lives for the Gospel always challenge me. Encountering heroic expressions of faith provokes me to question my own faith journey. Am I taking up my cross? If...