Lynne Hybels, center, with Syrian refugees and staff at the Za'atari U.N. camp. (Photo by Christine Anderson.)
The Za'atari refugee camp is the fourth largest city in Jordan.
I wish I could end the war ravaging your country.
These desperately poor children are sacrificed to the sex trade's insatiable hunger.
From destitution and fear to security, Charlene (Photo courtesy of Sean Sheridan, World Relief)
For years, Charlene's face haunted me and compelled me to action.
A young woman prays for peace at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Photo by Christine M. Anderson
"The alternative—not having negotiations—is guaranteed to fail."
Ronit Avni, photo courtesy of Changemakers
We need to hear more about the people committed to peace.
In the weeks and months to come, thousands of refugees will walk quietly down jetways into worlds they've never imagined.
How small my world gets when I'm not paying attention.
Congolese surgeon and activist Monique Kapamba Yangoy (courtesy of Christine Anderson)
We're seeing a slow but sustainable transformation of cultural attitudes toward gender and sex.
Wherever I go in the world, I want to be quick to listen to differing perspectives and slow to pick sides.
"We've been caught up in conflict and violence for so long." —Congolese pastor
"That's just like my mom, to send me a message through a Jewish woman!"
Few people I know believe peace in the Holy Land is really possible—unless it begins with Israeli and Palestinian Christians.
"Do you invest it in revenge, or do you think creatively?”
I'm grateful to the men who use their power, money, and influence on behalf of women.
There is a light in me now, and it is taking over the darkness.
A club owner in Chicago can pick up the phone and "mail-order" three girls from Eastern Europe.
Six Christian women from an evangelical church in Texas invited six Jewish women from a local synagogue and six Muslim women from a local mosque to form a cooking club.
In February 2009, I attended a conference in Egypt taught by Arab Christians from throughout the Middle East.
In the DRC, soldiers use women's bodies as a battlefield.