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Whose Earth is it Anyway?
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:37am | Type: Magazine Article

James H. Cone Why the environmental movement and the racial justice movement need each other. Until recently, ...

Things You Can Do
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson 1) Organize. If a presidential candidate is coming your way, ask him or her: How are we going to cut carbon emissions ...

Greening Our Churches
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

David Rhoads Andrea Orcutt What congregations can do to restore creation. ...

One House at a Time
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joanne O'Neill I had just returned from a mission trip organized by the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana's Office of Disaster Resp ...

That's Deep!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Members of Reef Relief in Key West, Florida, dove dow ...

Googling Genocide
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kim Szeto The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth recently launched the Genocide Prevention Mapping Initiative, starting with ...

Women's Work
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson The better half of peacemaking. The Darfur Peace Agreement, signed in May 2006, seemed pr ...

A Surge for Peace
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Christians step out against the war. On March 16, approximately 3,500 people braved a nasty late ...

Counting the Cost
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larisa Friesen From my seat in the balcony in the National Cathedral, I realized that the crowd I saw numbered nearly the same as the numb ...

To Redeem the Soul of America
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Raphael G. Warnock Whenever there are billions of dollars and then billions more available to bomb Baghdad, but never enough to rebuild Ne ...

Baghdad
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Anonymous Iraqi Woman There were dozens of people in a bleak group. It's a very specific look, one you will find only outside the Bag ...

Trusting Only the Cross
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Yarnell The depth of my sorrow for the loss of life on all sides seems beyond expression. The depth of my ...

Willing to Risk
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phyllis Taylor As a Jewish person in this Christian peace witness, I felt affirmed and welcomed by the other participants. ...

Ambassadors
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Ambassadors. I'm a sometimes preacher, these days a Methodist holding forth among an Episcopal congregation in ...

A Stream of Light
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson As we stepped out of the cathedral, wind blew snow from the rooftops, past the lit windows of the Cotswold-like cotta ...

Reaching Out
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim King Walking beside me was our 15-year-old son, David, and Odess Monsanje, from Zambia, who is living with us for a year. ...

Broken and Transformed
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helen LaKelly Hunt Rollercoaster feelings all around began with the storming weather that day. While it kept many away, for those gathered ...

An Act of Divine Obedience
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Francis I WATCHED FOR MONTHS as many of my coworkers devoted themselves to preparation for the Christian Peace Witness, including week ...

'Its Better to Light a Candle'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez As part of a global movement marking the fourth anniv ...

Sacred Ordinariness
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. "Ordinary time" in th ...

Taking Action
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg • Write your members of Congress to demand that they not renew the president's "fast track" authority o ...

What Can I Do?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson 1) As a citizen: Join the trade justice movement Go to the "get involved" or "take action" l ...

With Eyes to See
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Smietana Megachurch leaders Kay Waren and Lynne Hybels confront the challenges of HIV/AIDS, personally and globally. ...

Dreaming America
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Forty years after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the "Beyond Vietnam" speech, what does it mean for America ...

Regaining a Moral Compass
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth McAlister The ongoing truth of King's vision. From 1963 to 1966, while teaching art history at ...

Becky Garrison: Bathroom Humor
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>This bathroom evangelism clip is from the January/February 2007 issue of Outreach magazine. This material is better than any religious satire I could pen - sometimes truth is funnier than fiction.< ...

Restorative Circles
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Roger Brooks Two articles in the November 2006 issue overlook a powerful old means of communication that is being rediscovered—face-to-fac ...

Keeping Christians Cool
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez More than 1,500 young evangelicals from across the U. ...

A Carnival for Christ
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Josh Andersen The "New Monastics" look for ways to be in the world but not of it. East Tennessee swe ...

'The Survival of the Fittest'
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 10:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Obery M. Hendricks Jr. Jesus was a political revolutionary—not the meek figure he is commonly portrayed as—whose teachings have been dilut ...

Words! Camera! Democracy!
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Storytelling in the digital age. There are many ways to share a story. My favorites involve what ...

Good Reads
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors New and Noteworthy books. We know what globalization is, but often not how to respond to it—exce ...

What to See
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Films to watch out for. In Dear Francis students from Dallas Baptist University, Swazil ...

From Imagination To Action
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Valerie Weaver-Zercher Can fiction be a vehicle for social change? Gus Traynor never wanted to be an interio ...

Creating Reel Change
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Donovan Jacobs Maybe a single film can't change the world, but put a social action campaign behind it and you have the seeds of a mov ...

A Digital Stage Dive
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Neil Young's Living With War reopens the channel between artist and audience. In May, ...

Singing for Clean Water
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Dean Nelson He seems relatively amused when people quote lines from the most famous song he’s ever recorded, but this day he was pretty se ...

Baptism's True Claim
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers To wade in the water is to be immersed in our Lord's perverse ethic of gain through loss. Je ...

Camp Darfur
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson A refugee camp popped up last April on the sports field of Lennox Middle School, right next to Los Angeles International Ai ...

A Life Of Enduring Impact
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum For the next 54 years, Anne Braden was a solid citizen of 'the other America.' A ...

Who is the Enemy?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

John Malkin Everyone wants to be happy and to fulfill their dreams. For many who live in war zones, prisons, and places of poverty, those ...

New And Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh A New Season A New Season Hitting midlife can bring angst, lots of it. Dale Hanson Bourke’ ...

Grub for Body and Soul
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh An interview with food activists Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry. Every movement needs its revolutiona ...

Blessing the Hands That Harvest
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank How consumers and farm workers together can make a better meal. Bumper stickers found in ...

A Clarion of Justice
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:09am | Type: Magazine Article

Dee Dee Risher For 40 years, The Other Side offered a vision of 'justice rooted in discipleship.' ...

Rolling to Overcome Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The 7-year-old's poster said, 'Every Life is Sacred. Stop Poverty.' The children f ...

Turning Rhymes Into Votes
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Kate Bowman Political power and the hip-hop generation. It' It’s difficult fo ...

Roots of a Mentor
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967, I first heard of William Sloane Coffin in 1967, when he was a leading spokesperson for " ...

Defiant Daughters
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 4:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra In a time of hardened hearts, the story of Exodus is relevant once again. In October 2002, i ...

It Came From Hollywood
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum There's been a resurgence of entertaining protest - or, at least, protesting entertainers. ...