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Plagues For Kids
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson Rite Lite Ltd., purveyor of “quality Judaica since 1949,” is helping children get comfortable with the mystery of a creator God who destroys. How? Rite Lite offers ...

Taking Back Our Kids
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Polly Duncan Collum Child rearing, never an easy endeavour, has bec ...

13 Children
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank ...one moment at a time. Mary Ann and Greg Welter had been parenting for more than 25 y ...

School Without a Prayer
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Everything I need to know I learned in my parent-teacher conferences. I have fo ...

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 ...

The Indigo Girl
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Edwidge Danticat Between Haiti and the streets of Brooklyn. The certain shade of blue of a particular toilet b ...

Children Lead - Who Follows?
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman In Nairobi, 700 children walked out of school and through ...

War Toys for Tots
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman G.I. Joe has shown boys how to exercise military might fo ...

The Summer God Was Nine Years Old
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kelly Sterns The summer God was nine years old Heaven's swamp cooler broke for good. His Mama was stout yet managed to scale the side ...

Why Kids Hate Sports
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Parental aggression at youth sports events has become commonplace. A playoff atmosphere permeat ...

A Victory!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marian Wright Edelman The refundable tax credit will help 500,000 children in poverty. The final tax bill sign ...

Clowns Without Kevlar
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter When humanitarian intervention sends in the troops, i ...

Suffer the Little Children
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bette McDevitt 'When the children are well enough to go home, it is a gift to me.' On a pleasant hil ...

The Shaw Redemption
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Bellinger "Art has the power to heal spiritual, emotional, and physical brokenness." 'Mom ...

Love Stronger Than Steel
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Spaght An experimental summer camp brings children together with their dads--in prison. The heart of a ...

Daily Resurrections of Hope
Originally Posted: 08/06/2012 - 4:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sara Wenger Shenk The big hearts of small friends. Jonathan Kozol, whose books have pricked the American cons ...

We've got to give them back their hope
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Clive Calver I saw it in their empty eyes and hollow cheeks. The ethnic Albanians pouring over the Kosovo border into Albania for refuge h ...

Clinton's Repentance--And Ours
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Many of those present for Bill Clinton’s prayer breakfast repentance were moved. Unlike his August 17 address to the nation, th ...

Suffer Not the Children
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kathy McGinnis What makes raising kids so tough? I have two images of Jesus in my mind as I read The War Aga ...

The Spock Revolution
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum When he died, Dr. Benjamin Spock had been a household name for more than 50 years. His book Baby and Child Care, first ...

A False Dilemma
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ann Barnet Richard Barnet Parenting is key--but so is good day care. ...

Children's Books Wrapped Up
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Vernon Finding just the right gift for holiday pleasure While Sojourners readers likely wrestle with a ...

The Problem of Kids These Days
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Hammering down the non-conformist in Harriet the Spy. Those who missed the theatrical release ...

Crayons Talk
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rosemarie C. Sultan Sketches of God from children in crisis. "Talking is okay," an 8-year-old boy o ...

Ending Child Prostitution
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Johnson Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Live From Death Row, the new book by inmate Mu ...

Good Reading for Children
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marybeth Shea I cut my political teeth on United Farm Worker grape boycotts in California's San Joaquin Valley. ...

An Unfinished Symphony
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marian Wright Edelman God's unchanging call to heal and to care. In 1968, Dr. King asked our nation a pre ...

The Green Spirituality of Playgrounds
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marybeth Shea I guess I am doin' all right. I'm studyin', and like the teacher says, it pays off. ...

Flowing Light and Mustard Seeds
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Catherine Maresca Love and the Power of God What are the theologians saying about children? This question is ...