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Recently, I learned that my parents' home is being foreclosed on.
Earlier this year, I wrote an article in Sojourners about Common Se
I was recently talking with a European-American friend of mine who is also an evangelical. I am African-American and evangelical.
"Ms. Baker, why are you teaching here?" one student, whom I'll call Solomon, inquired during one of our after school tutoring sessions. "You went to college," he continued unabashedly.
Proverbs 31:8 says "Speak out for those who cannot speak [for themselves]."
As pundits and politicians wield fighting words over the domestic health-care crisis, another group is getting ready to combat a different crisis -- one which, unless it's resolved quickly, will ca
The economic crisis that started last fall and was remembered last week brought to light a lot of things: the vulnerability of
Back in 2005, my wife was wanting to buy a house. Renting was not helping us build equity. The market was soaring. "Get in or be shut out of ever owning a house" was the prevailing chatter.
Numbers released today from the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what has become widely apparent: more people are living in poverty because of the economic recession. It's tragic but obvious.