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The Underside of Thanksgiving
Originally Posted: 11/17/2014 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

So this Thanksgiving, let us not simply offer prayers from our dinner tables that ask Jesus to go visit the poor. After all, Jesus said in Matthew 25, that he is already with the poor. The question is, are w ...

A Fast for Families
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Sharon Harper We didn't eat for 22 days, but we did feast. IT WAS LIKE the end of the movie Linco ...

The Miracle of Christmas Bread
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger "Food brings people together." THURSDAY NIGHT is baking night at Panadería El Lat ...

'Gothic Piles' No Longer Necessary for Finding Faith
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 1:35pm | Type: Blog

It’s a struggle, both here and elsewhere in the 21st-century Christian world. Buildings with “beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God,” as Luke described the temple in ancient Jerusalem, are falling into d ...

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Philip Metres If Advent is a time / of waiting, of joyful anticipation, why are we / so often troubled? The c ...

On Scripture: Whose Banquet Is It Anyway?
Originally Posted: 08/26/2013 - 10:52am | Type: Blog

As we commemorate the March on Washington, let us keep before us not only the racial issues that continue to plague our nation, but also whose banquet we are ultimately trying to attend as we seek to address t ...

Illuminated
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mass in Las Choapas, Mexico On my knees I beg forgiveness for my greed— and for starving m ...

Earth-Friendly Halloween Recipes
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 8:58am | Type: Blog

My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup: My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup : I've made this ...

#OccupyWallStreet: A Digital Hootenanny
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 6:53am | Type: Blog

In the squares of the city, In the shadow of a steeple; By the relief office, I'd seen my people. As they stood there hungry, I stood there asking, Is this land made for you and me? ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Food Edition
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 5:24am | Type: Blog

Apples Apples Ok, well, Apple (singular) to be more precise. Ever wondered what Steve Jobs' favorite gelato flavor might be? Yeah, us neither. But someone went unde ...

Should Christians Celebrate Passover?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Blog

This evening I will lead a Passover Seder observance in my Christian community. We've done it for years and always find it inspiring to reflect on God's liberation from slavery. And it's the occ ...

Disarm Now Activists Demonstrate What it Means to 'Pay the Price' for Peace
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/101230-plowshares.jpg"></a>On December 13, a Tacoma-based jury declared five Disarm Trident Now <a href="http://ickevald.net/resistan ...

Preaching on Truth and Conscience
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/conscientious-objection/" target="_blank"></a>This series written by Logan Mehl-Laituri for God's Politics focuses on selective c ...

A Thanksgiving Reflection on Food
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

The United States is a country that is at once overweight and hungry. There are those among us who are overweight and obese. There are those among us who live with food insecurity. ...

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: A Visual Feast with a Side of Social Commentary
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I have to admit, I wasn't expecting much when I first took my seat in the theater to preview Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, a 3-D animated comedy based on the popular <a href="http:// ...

Party for Your Right to Fight Poverty
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

This week, a number of "awareness days" fall on the calendar-October 16 was World Food Day, today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17-19 are the Millenium Development Gr ...