Chicago

Tracey Bianchi 03-04-2010
It is still very much winter in Chicago. Sure, the calendar says March, but the piles of snow on the ground look more like mid-January. Everything is brown and crusty.
Tracey Bianchi 03-01-2010
Last week I was at the grocery store on a Sunday afternoon. I was sans children, and when that happens a trip to the grocery store can feel like spring break.
Edward Gilbreath 12-22-2009
O come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant ...
Jennifer Kottler 12-09-2009

I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore

Jeannie Choi 12-01-2009
Serving the community of LaSalle Street Church in Chicago.
Margaret Benefiel 11-03-2009
Thousands of protesters converged on Chicago last week to demand banking reform, challenging bankers gathered
Tracey Bianchi 10-20-2009
This past week I was walking home from the school drop-off with a newish friend. Swapping stories about the basics of our lives. Marital status, where we grew up, favorite pastimes.
Lisa Sharon Harper 10-19-2009
Lisa Sharon Harper was interviewed recently by E
10-13-2009
It has been over a week since the news story broke of the deadly beating of 16 year old Derrion Albert on Chicago's South
I have a neighbor who has a little maxim he uses to explain much of what he sees on the news or reads about in the local paper.
Every dawning day we wake to the news of human violence against humanity. We see images of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan who've traveled a long way from home to fight terrorists.
Tracey Bianchi 08-25-2009

There's this place near our home called Kiddie Land. It's sort of this epic little corner nearish to the city that, for 80 some years, has boasted good times for kiddos. Think wooden roller coasters from the '30s, a wooden carousel, and rides that make you feel somehow like you are on a boardwalk in Atlantic City or someplace like that in the '20s.

Bart Campolo 07-17-2009
Recently a bunch of people e-mailed me the same New York Times column, which cited a variety of scientific research s
Edward Gilbreath 07-06-2009

You can't do church in the 21st century without a vision for cultural diversity, says author and theologian Soong-Chan Rah.

Cathleen Falsani 06-08-2009
One of the everyday things Vasco has enjoyed most since arriving in Chicago from Malawi five weeks ago is being able to go into the kitchen and pour a cool glass of crystal clear water, from the si
Edward Gilbreath 03-10-2009
An article in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention this week.
Timothy King 12-12-2008
Somebody had to say it, and they came from Hyde Park.

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