Mary Kay Henry 04-06-2011
On day three of my prayer fast, I woke up with the hymn, "I Am So Grateful," which the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ Children's Choir sang beautifully yesterday, running through m
Jake Olzen 03-23-2011

In a country torn by 30 years of war, where the promise of peace continues to be broken, despair and resignation seem to be the norm for Afghan society. War -- and its corollaries of social decay, poverty, corruption, and trauma -- does not discriminate.

Trish Edwards-Konic 03-16-2011

When I announced my plans to go to Jordan several weeks ago for a press trip, my son replied, "You are the only person wanting to go to the Middle East right now." That was several weeks ago when people were fleeing from Egypt and Tunisia. And he was right, my plane to Jordan was less than half full.

Betsy Shirley 02-14-2011
I love Indiana. I love driving through cornfields, playing Euchre, and getting swept up in basketball-mania.
Sheldon Good 01-24-2011
Environmentalism is "deadly." It is "one of the greatest deceptions of our day," "striving to put America and the world under its destructive control" and "seducing your children." It is a dangerou
Duane Shank 01-20-2011
The calls for a more civil discourse in our public life spurred by the shooting in" targe
Shane Claiborne 12-07-2010
Critiquing the thick irony of the Christmas season is fair.
Jim Wallis 10-20-2010
It is hard to imagine that it's been six months since the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Betsy Shirley 09-27-2010
[Editor's Note: On 10.10.10, is coordinating 2700 events in 150 countries to address climate change
Geoff Tunnicliffe 09-14-2010
When the story of the fringe Florida pastor and his proposed burning of the Quran broke back in July, we intentionally decided not to give oxygen to the story.
Maryada Vallet 09-13-2010
In southern Arizona, a glimmer of hope for immigration activists is like a drop of water on a hot summer day -- you are quenched for a brief moment, but the moment is gone once you realize how thir
Duane Shank 09-10-2010
Among all the responses to the planned (but now canceled) burning copies of the Quran on Saturday by a church in Florida, the Massachusetts Bibl
Elizabeth Palmberg 09-09-2010
As debate rages on about Craigslist"s recent decision to delete its "adult services" section, some clues about their perspective can be found in their response to the http://www.womensfund
Vincent Harding 08-25-2010
[Editor's Note: In anticipation of the anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, God's
Elizabeth Palmberg 08-25-2010
"You are the Potter, I am the clay." I grew up singing that in youth group at church -- but never with very much enthusiasm.
Jim Wallis 08-23-2010
For the sake of resting my soul, while I was on vacation with my wife and boys, I was sure not to watch any cable news.
Jennifer Kottler 08-19-2010
In Sunday school many many years ago, I learned the Beatitudes.
Troy Jackson 08-17-2010
Sometimes space is warranted. We need boundaries when relationships are difficult.
LaVonne Neff 08-09-2010
When my previous post about Missouri's health-care insurance vote and obesity rates was posted, commenters told me I was
A few summers ago, my son brought a little white plastic birdbath to my dad's house and set it up in the back yard. Dad kept the birdbath clean and filled with water.