Here it is - your definitive Bucket List for the coming year.Read More
These responses are not sinful or unnecessary. Let's rediscover their importance...Read More
Out of sight out of mind.Read More
There's injustice everywhere I turn. Time to go naked? Sew my own clothes? Wear sacks?Read More
Because of where we live, and how we invest our lives, my kids ask me some really curly questions. They drop some real shockers! - leaving me awkwardly grasping for an explanation that will be age appropriate.
For example, the other day, a guy we know was sharing about his work investigating sex trafficking here in Cambodia...Read More
How we understand poverty determines how we engage with the poor.
My friend Sam is too young and unstable to have a kid. Now she's pregnant. She is with a guy who drinks and gambles when he gets money. She dropped out of high school, and her job prospects are not rosy.Read More
This morning a riot broke out near my house as striking factory workers clashed with riot police. One woman was shot and died. Others were brutally beaten. Workers from SL factory, which makes Levis, H&M and GAP clothing, have been on strike since early August .
Followers of Christ sometimes question whether working for justice in situations like this is central to the gospel....Read More
In much of my writing and speaking I try to make a case for the need for more people to relocate into the hard places - the slums and inner cities of the world.
With more than 1 billion people on earth today located in slums, it seems to me that the need is great and the Christian response is pathetically tiny.But what if every follower of Jesus relocated into a slum or inner city? Read More