People of faith can celebrate today as the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour.
Nontando Hadebe 07-21-2009
On July 18th many people from different parts of the world celebrated Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday!
Nate Van Duzer 07-17-2009
Last week the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a study analyzing the effectiveness of our country's safety net programs.
Brian McLaren 07-10-2009
Jim Wallis has provided a helpful summary of the Pope's encyclical Caritas in
Jim Wallis 07-09-2009
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Julie Clawson 07-06-2009

"The industry doesn't want you to know the truth about what you are eating, because if you knew you might not want to eat it " - Food, Inc.

Steve Holt 06-24-2009
Throughout the Bible, God's people are instructed to care for those who often cannot thrive on their own, most often widows and orphans.
Oscar Perry Abello 06-10-2009
If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. If you teach his wife how to fish, you feed the whole family for a lifetime.
Oscar Perry Abello 06-02-2009
For too many households around the world, living paycheck-to-paycheck is a luxury out of reach.
Harper McConnell 06-01-2009
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Steve Holt 06-01-2009
For the first time in my life, I have a garden.
In the upcoming weeks and months, desperate people will knock on the doors of almost every church across the nation to ask for emergency financial assistance.
Neeraj Mehta 05-20-2009
One of the principles of the Christian community development movement is "relocation." While the principle has depth to it, more times then not it is lived out as people who choose to move their p
Elizabeth Palmberg 05-18-2009
Why should the world turn away from huge, monocropped factory farms? Pick the reason you like best.
Doctors who are working in the war zone in northern Sri Lanka
Rabbi Arthur Waskow 04-30-2009
There is a lot more to the swine flu outbreak than a virus and a vaccine: There is, surprise surprise, a political-economic context.
Ed Spivey Jr. 04-27-2009
This is my first blog, so bear with me if I get it wrong. With a blog you only have 140 characters to convey your message and ... no ... that's a twitter, I think, from people who twit.
Angela Whitenhill 04-24-2009

This piece was written as a personal testimony as to how we can use scripture to liberate us from mental and physical bondage. Through the Eyes of the Beholder is dedicated to all of us who struggle with insecurities; that we may know how to alter our perceptions to see ourselves and others through God's eyes.