Category Archives: Social justice

How to Use This Issue (November 2014)

Growing up, my favorite part of Thanksgiving, besides my mother’s cinnamon rolls, was its universality. As a national holiday it was a day all Americans could celebrate together. Even the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims shared a feast that first Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (October 2014)

But he would withdraw to deserted places and pray. Luke 5:16 This issue of response calls us to sustain God’s creation—which includes ourselves. When was the last time you allowed yourself to be awed by something you didn’t understand? When was the last time you said farewell … Continue reading

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From the Editor (October 2014)

It’s October, but this issue goes to press as August closes out a long, warm season filled with hot racially charged incidents with disparate outcomes. In Arizona, white rancher Cliven Bundy and supporters forged an armed resistance in April when Bureau of Land … Continue reading

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Congo Week: October 19-25

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country rich with natural resources and human potential, yet both are being lost in an ongoing conflict to control the country’s natural wealth. War and related humanitarian crisis has killed more than 5 … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As many of you may know, October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Just recently a string of high-profile domestic violence cases have garnered lots of media attention. This illustrates … Continue reading

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