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Smell. Sip. Sacrament.
Originally Posted: 11/13/2012 - 2:21pm | Type: Blog

In coffee ceremonies back in Africa, the beans were ground by hand with a mortar and pestal. They’d be uneven. Chunky. When steeped, the coffee needed to be sieved over and over to make the final product perfe ...

Links of Awesomeness: September 20, 2012
Originally Posted: 09/20/2012 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

A cat runs for mayor and may or may not try out a new electric skateboard or a bike made out of cardboard. Some of the Pixar staff could've used some free coffee courtesy of GOOD when they studied for the ...

Imitation of Christ: Thomas a Kempis, Love and Learnin'
Originally Posted: 07/25/2012 - 8:56am | Type: Blog

"Nothing is sweeter than love, nothing stronger, nothing higher, nothing wider, nothing more pleasant, nothing fuller or better in heaven or earth; for love is born of God, and can rest only in God above ...

Four Questions for Chris Hoke
Originally Posted: 02/10/2012 - 2:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg The tattooed former meth cook, Zach, is at the heart of the business—the artisan coffee roaster. ...

Simple Pleasures: Three O'Clock Lattes, Show Tunes
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

What's better than a piping hot, non-fat, sugar-free pumpkin latte right about now? Sipping a piping hot, non-fat, sugar-free pumpkin latte while listening to Kristin Chenoweth sing "Taylor the Latte ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Occupy Wall Street reaches one month Read more about the historic first month HERE. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication: Quotes to remember Occupy Wall Street reaches ...

10 Ways Pastors Muck It Up
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

After posting a blog about my <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/06/13/10-problems-of-a-dying-church-and-how-to-fix-them/" target="_blank">observations of a dying church</a>, th ...

10 Problems of a Dying Church (and How to Fix Them)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 10:48pm | Type: Blog

I recently wrote a blog about how to kill a dying church, asking questions about what to do with so many churches dying. I recently wrote a blog about how to kill a dying church ...

Choosing Priest Instead of Princess: The Pitfalls of Ransomed Heart Ministries
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Growing up, I had never heard of John and Stasi Eldredge's Ransomed Heart Ministries and their co-written book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400200385?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=sojourners- ...

Friday Links Round Up: Tomatoes. Uganda. Fair Trade.
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 10:36pm | Type: Blog

Tomatoes. Uganda. Fair Trade. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week. Tomatoes. Uganda. Fair Trade. Here's a little round up ...

Support Farmworkers this Lent: Fast for Justice
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/1100307-ciw-farmworkers1.jpg"></a>Will you be giving up chocolate for Lent? Coffee? Then why not fast for justice? Why not abstain from shopp ...

Feeling Green Guilt at 30,000 Feet
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

I just returned from a fabulous little weekend getaway. Skipped town with the hubby. Just us, sans three kids for the first time in four years, and it was glorious. I just returne ...

Friday Links Round Up: Jumo. Pro-Beef. DREAM Act.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Jumo. Pro-beef. DREAM Act. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:</p> Jumo. Pro-beef. DREAM Act. Here's a little rou ...

Connecting with Friends Without Homes: An Interview with Ken Loyd
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

While researching my book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310292891?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wwwbeckygarri-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=031 ...

What Kind of Church Do We Want?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

My wife Sarah and I recently moved to Baltimore and are knee-deep in that time-honored tradition of relocation: church shopping. My wife Sarah and I recently moved to Baltimore an ...

10 Happy Little Earth Day Tips and Your Best Ideas Too!
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

This week is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. People all over this little planet will likely take a few moments this week to thing twice about how their daily routines impact this world. ...

Coffee and Compost
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

I was reminded of a little gardening tip last week that has my dear husband Joel rolling his eyes. Joel is a good sport. I was reminded of a little gardening tip last week that h ...

Lent Isn't About Denial -- It's About Transformation
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

The point of Lent is not denial.</p> The point of Lent is not denial. But for a long time I thought it was. Everything I heard about Lent revolved around acts of self-de ...

Greening the Winter Games
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>This time of year I find myself humming the Olympic anthem throughout the day. The Vancouver games run Feb. 12-28; it is time to start dreaming of mogul runs and bobsled victories. For some reason I h ...

Fair Trade Christmas Lists and Links
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

So the stores are playing Christmas music and down here in Texas the highs are only the 70s and 80s, so the holiday season must be upon us. So the stores are playing Christmas mus ...

Shopping Green Without Spending in the Red
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

That people line up by 5:30 a.m. on a Saturday to get their hands on fresh, healthy stuff. I am a part ...

Stop Starbucks
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

When Robert Greenwald, founder and president of <a title="http://bravenewfilms.org/" href="http://bravenewfilms.org/" target="_blank">Brave New Films</a> -- an organi ...

M2EP Live: Final Day of the Conference (and There's Free Coffee!!)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Vincent Harding gave a powerful reflection this morning on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vincent Harding gave a powerful reflection this morning on the legacy of Dr. Ma ...

A Delicious Peace
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Amy Spaulding In 2003, Ugandan Jewish coffee farmer J.J. Keki asked h ...

Java Justice
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank The difference that fair trade makes. In the harvest months of December and January, ope ...

Cuppa Joe, With a Twist
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 10:44am | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi Pura Vida coffee—like most companies—goes after profits, but what happens next is hardly ordinary. ...

What makes Pura Vida beans better?
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 10:44am | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg Fair-trade and shade-grown: good words for impressing your tree-hugging, java-loving friends. But do you know en ...

Fun With Facts
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler In Chiapas, Mexico, farmers are getting 25 cents per ...

Cuppa Joy?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter John Sage is low-key in approach and evangelistic in ...