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Our Response to Poverty in the Light of Easter
Why are people poor? Why do they stay poor? What would it take to get them out of poverty? These are major questions that have been heavily debated for a century in our country.
Maladjusted to Injustice
Last week my wife and I had the grand opportunity to leave our two kids in the care of her parents and spend five days on vacation in California.
Drowning in a Rising Tide
One Nation, Underprivileged: Analyzing the Game Instead of the Players
If life were a game, it could be said that we like to analyze the players (the winners and the losers) of the game, rather than the game itself.
Poverty: Looking at Why Instead of Who
For many Americans, our current housing crisis, banking meltdown, and global recession are increasing the risk of falling into poverty.
Crux of the Health-Care Debate: The Role of Government
I'm not sure I completely understand the health-care debate. But I'm going to take a shot and put down my thoughts and would love additional education, feedback, and thoughts as well.
I went to the grocery store at midnight the other night.
Is it just me or are the lights at the grocery story brighter at midnight?
Why Are People Poor?
Why are people poor? I remember being asked this question 10 years ago while training for a program I was volunteering with.
Jeremiah's Change of Heart
Jeremiah lived in Jerusalem at the time when the Babylonians were laying siege to the city.
Equitable Neighborhood Revitalization
A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
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