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The Church Has Left the Building

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 07-01-2008

An Exxon gas station in Cedar Park, Texas, was taken over by members of HighPoint Fellowship church on April 27 as part of “Faith in Action” Sunday.

Repairing the Breach

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 07-01-2008

The first U.S. interfaith loan fund to provide support for long-term domestic disaster recovery was launched in New Orleans on May 15.

Catholic Worker Movement Turns 75

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 07-01-2008

The Catholic Worker movement, founded by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin in 1933, celebrated its 75th anniversary on May 1.

Megachurches Meet on Immigration

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 06-01-2008

Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform a Sojourners supported project hosted a dialogue in March with 40 Latino and Anglo evangelical pastors at Iglesia El Calvario, a 5,000-member Latino

Mexico Without Its Corn?

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 06-01-2008

“Without corn there is no country” is the slogan tens of thousands of small farmers in Mexico are using to protest the full implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NA

The Dangers of Heavy Metal

by Alexis Vaughan, by Rose Marie Berger 06-01-2008

In March, advocates from Peruvian human rights and environmental organizations met in Washington, D.C., with representatives from the Inter-American Com­mission on Human Rights and the Peruvian

Living for the City

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 06-01-2008

For the first time in history, more people live in urban than rural areas, according to a 2007 U.N.

Real Product: Manicured Ministry

by Alexis Vaughan, by Rose Marie Berger 06-01-2008

Detoothing the Loan Sharks

by Alexis Vaughan 05-01-2008
Five ways to put the brakes on predatory lending.

How Green is Your Collar?

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 04-01-2008

All the Democratic presidential candidates talked about “green-collar jobs.” But what are they?

Demolition of Public Housing Approved

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 04-01-2008

Despite protests at New Orleans City Hall last December, the city council voted unanimously for a federal plan that will demolish 4,500 public housing units in favor of developing fewer units on a

Christians Push Peace in Kenya

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 04-01-2008

As Kenya continues to transition from a one-party nation to a liberal democracy, churches from various traditions are coming together to encourage constructive dialogue between the two major polit

Best Product

by Alexis Vaughan, by Rose Marie Berger 04-01-2008
Teach Your Children Well

News Bites

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 04-01-2008

Home Ec.

Missing in Iraq

For Iraqis, the scramble to find family members who are de­tained, kidnapped, killed, or simply lost is a harsh reality of war that often doesn’t make the headlines.

A Low-Carbon Diet

by Alexis Vaughan, by Rose Marie Berger 03-01-2008

This Lent, Christians are invited to “Fast from Carbon.” The Regeneration Project’s Interfaith Power and Light carbon fast is a reminder that although global warming threatens

Where's Your Cross Made?

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 03-01-2008

“Jesus, take pity on me!

Protecting the Victims

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 02-01-2008

The 2007 reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) brought together a diverse, bipartisan coalition to encourage Congress to improve the bill.

Mustard Seed Sized?

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 02-01-2008

Twenty-first century technological advances make it possible to carry the ancient scriptures everywhere you go with the $10 Itty Bitty Bible!

News Bites

by Rose Marie Berger, by Alexis Vaughan 02-01-2008

Color of Money. In 1974, the U.S. median black income was 63 percent of that of whites.