Linking home and church in the Christian formation of children

How to get involved wit your kids’ faith every night.

Matthew Desmond Talks About the Church’s Response to Housing Instability

“Matthew Desmond Talks About the Church’s Response to Housing Instability,” an interview with the Pulitzer winning author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Betsy Shirley from Sojourners (June 2017).  Desmond says, “What can people who have experienced eviction teach the church? I think that they can teach about how much human […]

Militarized Policing

A resource to reflect on an issue raise by Ferguson, MO.

Millennial Searchers

Those born after 1980 want to make a difference.

Mission Continues for Vets, The

Helping Veterans to keep on serving.

Mission in spite of empire

“Mission in spite of empire” by Sarah Hinlicky Wilson in The Chrisitian Century of 9/17/14; a missionary who enhanced rather than dismiss Tamil culture. Biblical reference: “Whoever is not against us is for us.” (Mark 9:40).  https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/mission-spite-empire?print?reload=1552066655966  

Moral Animal, The

Religion counters our consumerism.

Mothers in prison

“Mothers in prison” by Nicholas Kristof in the Sunday review, NYT (11/27/16).  “America now incarcerates eight times as many women as in 1980, and only Thailand seems to imprison women at a higher rate . . . a model program in Tulsa called Women in Recovery . . . reduces the number of women in […]

Nine Ways to Organize the Next Civil Rights Movement

Organizing for civil rights.

One Woman at a Time: A Healthy Africa Begins with Healthy Mothers and Children

“One Woman at a Time: A Healthy Africa Begins with Healthy Mothers and Children” by Reed Mc Manus. Africans have the highest fertility rate and the highest infant mortality rate and an outline of solutions that help – “empowering women to make educated family- planning choices is the most effective way.” A similar biblical reference: […]