An interview with a man and his children in an Internally Displaced Person (refugee) camp quickly devolves into a father desperately trying to sell his smallest child to the cameraman.
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.
I was glad to see Daoud Kuttab's recent post on Obama and Arab Christians.
Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community.
When President Obama was giving his speech in Cairo, I was just across the Red Sea in Aqaba, Jordan, and caught a glimpse on a corner store TV, the translation making it hard to hear his words.
It is undeniable that the Palestinian people - Muslim and Christians - have suffered in pursuit of a homeland. For more than 60 years they have endured the pain of dislocation.
Today's most pressing task for humanity, I believe, is to halt the current environmental crisis.
Homecoming is on my mind in this day and this hour.
Jeremiah lived in Jerusalem at the time when the Babylonians were laying siege to the city.
If Hernando de Soto was overestimating how much wealth the world's poor have accumulated