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LaVonne Neff 11-24-2009

In the first year of Gail Collins's survey of "the amazing journey of American women from 1960 to the present," I turned 12.

Lynne Hybels 10-29-2009

When it comes to Israel/Palestine, the human story often gets lost in the confusion of ideology and politics. Let me just highlight the story of one woman, a wife and mother named Isme. Prior to October 12, 2009, Isme lived in a small but tidy one-story house in the outskirts of Jerusalem.

Julie Clawson 10-28-2009

This is what a girl power movie should be. I went to see Whip It because it looked fun and was a totally Austin film (there's something fun about sitting in the Alamo Drafthouse watching a movie where the characters go to the Drafthouse

Jim Wallis 9-18-2009

Glenn Beck has received a lot of attention for his inflammatory rhetoric lately. Recently, he shared a personal story about his daughter who has cerebral palsy, which gets to the heart of his fears about health-care reform:

I, perhaps recklessly, began to think that the debate on black hair had finally been put to rest, that black women could choose to wear their hair straightened or natural, in braids, locks, or twis
Asma Mobin-Uddin 8-25-2009
As representatives from many different faiths, we stand together today, united in our support for health-care reform so that affordable, quality health care can be made available to all.
Bart Campolo 7-31-2009
I've heard from many of you who liked last month's post, or were at least relieved by its more positive
Jim Wallis 7-16-2009
Earlier this year, Jim Wallis sat down with Tavis Smiley to talk about his role in public media of raising issues and asking questions that others are not.
Katrina Abarcar 7-10-2009
Here is a moving expression of faith-based solidarity from Mrs.
Jessi Colund 6-30-2009

I graduated from a wonderful Christian college about a year ago, and it was a great experience overall. However, one thing that really bothered me was the pressure felt by many of my friends-especially my female friends-to get married.

Steve Holt 6-24-2009
Throughout the Bible, God's people are instructed to care for those who often cannot thrive on their own, most often widows and orphans.
On June 8, Pastor Reinel Martinez Medina testified before the Colombian Congress on the execution of his brother at the hands of Colombian Public Security Forces: "I dare to speak out about my brot
Julie Clawson 6-18-2009
At a recent wedding I attended, one of the groomsmen toasted the bride saying that she was going to make the perfect wife because she had already demonstrated her ability to be her fiancé's
Many problems in our society will be solved when young men are willing to become good fathers. Of course, they can do this only if they have an example to follow.
Harper McConnell 6-01-2009
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mimi Haddad 5-18-2009
As friends and I met for dinner to enjoy pictures of mutual friends' wedding, their four-year old joined in the fun.

Thank God for mothers! Mother's Day is an opportunity to make life special for them. It is a chance to celebrate family. I thank God for my mother, who died some years ago. There is one thing I regret: for too many years I did not appreciate her enough and took her for granted. She was always there for us. I thank God for my wife.

Bart Campolo 4-15-2009
I often tell people not to ask me for statistics because in this work all the statistics are bad. Ask me for stories instead, I say, because even in the worst of times I always have a good story.
Julie Clawson 3-09-2009
Shortly after I took a position as Children's Ministry Director at a small Baptist church, I sat down with the kids under my care and asked them what questions they would like to ask God.

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