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Ebola Is an Inequality Crisis
Originally Posted: 10/09/2014 - 8:05am | Type: Blog

Dr. Kim makes the crucial point here — the current Ebola outbreak is much more than a public health crisis — it is an inequality crisis. In the past few months, the world has witn ...

Survey: Most Americans Say Fighting Global Poverty Is Futile
Originally Posted: 04/29/2014 - 2:06pm | Type: Blog

Despite progress in defeating extreme global poverty, most Americans see no end in sight, according to a survey sponsored by Compassion International. Despite progress in defeatin ...

Beyond 'Kony 2012': Jason Russell’s Attempt at a Comeback
Originally Posted: 10/17/2013 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

A campaign to arrest an African warlord generated awareness in more ways than the effort’s co-founder Jason Russell could have ever imagined. A campaign to arrest an African warlo ...

The Gift of Goat
Originally Posted: 11/22/2011 - 9:16am | Type: Blog

I look back on my selfishness as a teen and see how blind I was to the idea of grace — to the beauty and significance of my aunt and uncle’s gift. Some 15 years ago, my aunt and ...

Extremism, Terrorism, and the Attack in Norway
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Similar to many of my Western counterparts, my first thoughts when I first heard about the attacks in Norway went to extreme Islamic terrorism. Similar to many of my Western count ...

The Perils of Well-Meaning But Short-Sighted Generosity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Rick Warren, the most prominent evangelical pastor of our day, has established a highly successful program arranging teams from his church to help specific villages in Africa. Ric ...