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    What Shane Wants

    Sometimes you just can’t avoid reading a book, whether you want to or not. For me, a book about the gospel mandate to reach the poor, The Irresistible Revolution, by…
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    News: The World Is Hungry

    The World Food Day sounds like a celebration of deliciousness, conjuring images of feasts from cultures all over the globe; however, Oct. 16 represents a day of concern for more…
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    Looking for Healing

    Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms, a non-profit movement which works to raise awareness and aims to present hope and find help for young…
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    From the Mag: The War on War

    In Monty Python’s classic send-up of the life of Jesus (The Life of Brian, 1979), the Beatitudes in Matthew 5 are presented with great authenticity and sincerity. The comedy begins…
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    News: The Good News

    It isn’t hard to feel overwhelmed by daily headlines that report the ills of the world, conflicts in far-off regions and tragedies that regularly strike all corners of the globe.…
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    Charity Is Not Enough

    Charity is my job these days. So is justice. The majority of my waking hours are spent at the non-profit humanitarian organization where I work as a representative for Northern…
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    From the Mag: Addicted to Money

    The pictures were everywhere. Bono and Oprah—arguably two of the world’s most recognizable figures—walked arm in arm through the “Magnificent Mile” of Chicago with bright red bags that said “Do…
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    Walking Like Jesus

    I’m starting to understand what people mean when they say, “try walking in my shoes.” This morning I boarded a matatu on the way to Bomo to meet Kristin for…
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    Riding the Fence on Immigration

    What is the Christian response to illegal immigration? Church members in Texas think they have the answer. This week the Senate officially halted a controversial immigration bill that ultimately would…
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