On July 18th many people from different parts of the world celebrated Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday!
Throughout the Bible, God's people are instructed to care for those who often cannot thrive on their own, most often widows and orphans.
When La'Kyla Byrd cleared trails and tended to trees in Denver's City Park this past year as a member of Mile High Youth Corps, she also cleared a p
Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, has been dividing rich and poor, black and white, jobless and employed in this city since the days of Jim Crow when it was a legal line of segregation.
A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
The South African elections have eclipsed all news in our region. These went fairly smoothly with isolated incidents.
It has been another week of high drama in South Africa and more mixed news from Zimbabwe. In South Africa three key issues have dominated public debate.
While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.