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Jesus Is at the Border
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 10:23am | Type: Blog

So, why do we keep expelling Jesus? Because we don’t actually believe in him. We don’t believe that in Jesus God is setting the world right by showing us that there is a divine unity of love that unites “us” a ...

Double Victory: 'Winning Over the Cops Who Had to Arrest Us'
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:17am | Type: Blog

As nine of us sat in MP Jamie Briggs’ office, we shared our hopes and dreams for the impact of what we were taking part in. Beforehand all agreed, not only did we want to draw attention to children who continu ...

Nuns, Paddy Wagons, and the Dags Will Inherit The Earth
Originally Posted: 05/19/2014 - 10:09am | Type: Blog

On Monday a nun was arrested here in Australia. That’s right, a nun. She was one of a crowd of Christian leaders who engaged in nonviolent sit-ins at the electorate offices of Bill Shorten and Tony Abbott. Thi ...

Reimagining What Is Possible: Welcoming the Stranger in Australia
Originally Posted: 04/09/2014 - 12:45pm | Type: Blog

The First Home Project is a former methamphetamine lab transformed into three apartments that provide medium-term accommodation at below-market rates for refugees transitioning into their new Australian lives. ...

Choosing Royal Babies Over Abu Ghraib
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

To fall victim to the intoxicating distraction of pleasantries when our neighbors suffer stands in violent opposition to the call of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. By now most of the ...

Detained DREAMer Tells His Story From Behind Bars
Originally Posted: 08/01/2012 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

Editor's Note: A recent news report recounted how activists with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance have placed themselves intentionally in deportation proceedings in order to enter the Broward Transi ...

A Society That Doesn't Believe In The Family
Originally Posted: 11/22/2011 - 10:55am | Type: Blog

If we truly are pro-family, it’s time for us to demonstrate that it means all families, at all times, in all circumstances. " Shattered Families ," a new report from t ...

This Week in Afghanistan
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

? U.S. troops on the front line believe that the war will go on for another 10 years after they leave. ? An audit shows that the surge of U.S. civilian advisers has cost nearly $2 billion. ...

'Reverend Billy' Demands Freedom for the Captives
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi With his blonde pompadour flying in the cold January sky ...