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Heather Wilson 3-11-2010
When was the last time you felt gripped by crushing fear? Like the kind that might take over as you listen to friends and co-workers being killed?
Heather Wilson 1-29-2010

Reported in a recent Times article, leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs), speculate that the militarization of aid in Afghanistan blurs lines between military and humanitarian responses, jeopardizing the success of projects and the lives of staff, wanting a return of all aid work to NGOs.

Brian McLaren 1-26-2010

We arrived in Bethlehem with our wonderful group of pilgrims. Folks are getting acquainted, and in a few minutes, our journey begins.

"Seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow." Isaiah 1:17

Stephen Flohr 1-25-2010

It was 3 a.m. when they came barreling into town -- Israeli jeeps and tanks preempting the dawn and hollering menacing messages over their loudspeakers.

Nontando Hadebe 1-22-2010
In a sermon on the situation in Haiti, Dr. Michael Van Heerden, president of St.

Epiphany has passed as well as Coptic Christmas earlier in January. A beautifully carved olive wood figure I bought in Bethlehem a couple of years ago titled "The Flight to Egypt" is the last of my Christmas decorations.

Jim Wallis 1-14-2010
There are times when events make everything else pale in comparison.
Martha St. Jean 1-14-2010
Ayiti...ke'w an Dey...

"Haiti believe in God," reads a friend's Google mail status.

Tim Costello 12-21-2009
In cold, sleeplessness and utter frustration, Copenhagen's delegates witnessed a depressing conclusion of the glacial-speed negotiations on climate change.
Tim Costello 12-16-2009
World Vision is at the Copenhagen climate change talks because this is no longer an environmental crisis alone, but a deepening humanitarian crisis.
If all we notice in President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Lecture is a justification of war, we will miss the 21st<
Jim Wallis 12-02-2009

The decision by President Obama to send additional troops to Afghanistan saddens me. I believe it is a mistake, it is the wrong direction for U.S.

Maryada Vallet 12-01-2009
As a community of faith and conscience in Southern Arizona, we have seen more than a decade of deadly border enforcement, free trade, and immigration policies destroying habitat and home for many.
Jim Wallis 11-12-2009
When all you have is a hammer everything seems like a nail. No famous line more aptly applies to the president's current dilemma of seeking the best solution for Afghanistan.
Laurel Frodge 11-06-2009
It may be too idealistic to believe that one day the U.S. will elect a pacifist as president or that Gen.

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