Larry James 12-04-2009
Last week we received word from Houston, Texas, that some charitable organizations would screen out the children of undocumented residents of the city when it comes time to distribute toys and othe
Lynne Hybels 10-08-2009
Nearly five years ago my friends, Hector and Gabby and their five kids, entered the U.S. legally from Mexico in order to join the pastoral staff at my church, Willow Creek.
Every dawning day we wake to the news of human violence against humanity. We see images of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan who've traveled a long way from home to fight terrorists.
Jim Wallis 09-29-2009
With an issue like health, deeply personal, but of great public concern, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debat
Chris Baker Evens 08-14-2009

A handful of Christians living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, are making use of the age-old nonviolent practice of hospitality to 60 community representatives who suffer constant threats and intimidation as they work to protect land, fisheries, forests, and waterways from development projects (see

It's an e-mail to make your blood boil.
Allison Johnson 06-26-2009
Yesterday, President Obama met with key legislators to discuss the details of moving comprehensive immigration reform legislation this year.
Janna Hunter-Bowman 06-25-2009
One day last month, friends and family from around the world flooded me with messages alerting me to some suspicious activity in my yahoo e-mail account
I am heartened by a new analysis of data from a 2006 Pew Research Center poll, which indicates that people who go to c
Bill Mefford 06-17-2009
As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
Allison Johnson 05-14-2009

Postville, Iowa, is a powerful place. Tuesday, hundreds of community members and people of faith from across the country gathered to pray and reflect on the traumatic events of May 12, 2008.

Allison Johnson 05-12-2009
Today marks the first anniversary of the Po
Jim Wallis 03-23-2009
For the past several weeks, Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago has been conducting a national tour promoting immigration reform, primarily speaking at Latino evangelical churches around the country.
Bailey Craft 03-18-2009
The clock is ticking for thousands of Liberian immigrants as the month of March draws to a close.
Nadia Bolz-Weber 01-27-2009
It's happened twice in as many months: God showing up in an older woman. A stranger offering me her blessing. Not offering it so much as insisting on it, now that I think about it.