Neeraj Mehta 08-25-2009
I'm not sure I completely understand the health-care debate. But I'm going to take a shot and put down my thoughts and would love additional education, feedback, and thoughts as well.
Asma Mobin-Uddin 08-25-2009
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.
Mimi Haddad 08-24-2009
Does it seem curious to you that when the issue of leadership in the church is discussed, gender is frequently cited as a primary element to consider?
We learned the story in Sunday school:
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), article 25 paragraph 1 says: "Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, i
Chris Baker Evens 07-24-2009

Development is a word full of hope. It brings to mind water pumps and rice banks, bridges and education, smiling children and sky-scraping financial institutions. Yet there is a dark side to development.

On Friday, July 17th, at 4 a.m., this dark side showed its face when

People of faith can celebrate today as the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour.
Julie Clawson 07-15-2009

I've been following the news story of New Zealand Olympic hopeful Logan Campbell. If you haven't heard, he's the taekwondo athlete who said he was forced to open a brothel to cover his training expenses for the 2012 London Olympics.

Amanda Lind 07-10-2009

Two weeks ago Sunday I awoke to my cell phone ringing at 6:45 a.m. In my sleepy delirium I answered it to hear the agitated voice of Isidra, a friend and "hermana" from our church in Flor del Campo, a marginalized neighborhood near the airport of Tegucigalpa.

John Gehring 07-10-2009
When Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Obama in Rome today, a shy German theologian and a charismatic leader known for his international rock star appeal will find plenty to agree on despite s
Jim Wallis 07-09-2009
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Jim Wallis 06-26-2009
I spent this week at a clergy conference in Liverpool, England, where the theme was the Justice of God: "Just by God, Just with God, Just for God." One of my presentations focused on Jesus' story
Neeraj Mehta 06-24-2009
Why are people poor? I remember being asked this question 10 years ago while training for a program I was volunteering with.
Elizabeth Palmberg 06-19-2009
As I look at where we need to get, pronto -- 350 parts per million or less carbon in the atmosphere, sustainable use of planetary resources, and a world economy consistent with those things -- and
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
Rabbi Arthur Waskow 05-27-2009
Learning from Shavuot and Pentecost: Can we share our harvest? Can we share our talk and tongues? Can we relearn how to share our work and rest?
Neeraj Mehta 05-26-2009
A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
Ron Sider 04-17-2009
If a budget is a moral document, what should be said about the president's proposed budget for 2010? I focus here on what this budget proposal says about justice for poorer Americans.