During the past two years, I've traveled internationally quite extensively, focused on issues related to extreme poverty, HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence, and war.
Last week, my wife Joy and I were front and center when Bill and Melinda Gates launched their new Living Proof campaign in Washington, D.C.
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.
Jesus, who was a Palestinian Jew living under Roman occupation, preached a message that was anti-state and religious imperialism.
The season of Lent reminds us of the renewal that came through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.