Poverty

Neil Watkins 11-21-2008

Twenty heads of state descended upon Washington this past weekend to discuss the global financial crisis and how to solve it. A communiqué and action plan came out of the meeting, but without President-elect Obama there, few had expected much to come in terms of concrete results

Eugene Cho 11-20-2008
All of you who have a pulse know that the Friday after Thanksgiving is the single most crazy shopping day in the United States.
Efrem Smith 11-20-2008

In this clip, taken from a Nov. 2 sermon, Pastor Efrem talks about the implications of the commandment not to covet, and a biblical approach to wealth and ownership.

Bart Campolo 11-19-2008
Twelve years ago our dear friend Julia took a badly neglected baby boy away from his crackhead mother and made him her own.
Rev. Romal J. Tune 11-19-2008
Where have all the prosperity preachers gone? It seems like only yesterday when we were hearing about prosperity preachers and messages about God pouring out financial blessing.
Megan Greulich 11-13-2008
I live in a small but proud neighborhood in Saint Paul, called Rondo.
Alan Clapsaddle 11-11-2008
My wife and I were sitting watching the election returns come in on CNN. She was 'chatting' online with some of her friends.
Elizabeth Edwards 11-10-2008
Dear President-elect Obama,

Bono 11-07-2008
Mr. President, Barack,

Every room I have ever been in with you was a much easier room for your presence.

Shane Claiborne 11-07-2008
God of Abraham, Miriam, Hannah, Rizpah, and David...
God of Elijah, Amos, Ruth, Isaiah, Deborah...
God of Mary, John the Baptizer, Peter, Paul, Philemon and Onesimus...
11-06-2008
President Obama,

On the day he died, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called his mother to give her his next Sunday's sermon title.
Lynne Hybels 11-05-2008
While my friend, Christine, sent me iPhone photos of the thousands of ecstatic Chicagoans she partied with last night in Grant Park, I pondered what I would write to you this morning.
President Obama, in taking the nation into its next chapter, I am counting on you to remember those who have been left behind and forgotten by too many of your predecessors.

Jim Wallis 11-05-2008
Yesterday's election represents a watershed moment in the life and history of our country.
This weekend I found myself irritable, tired, and hungry. Not hungry for food, but with an ache in my spirit. A burdensome kind of discontent not easily soothed by quick fixes.

Glen Peterson 11-04-2008
Activists, evangelical Christians, and Catholic Workers have joined in a hunger strike in downtown Los Angeles to expose the plight of immigrants in the United States and to motivate 1 million peop
Jim Wallis 11-01-2008
10 issues to consider in casting a ballot.

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