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Not The Weapons But What They Defend
Originally Posted: 09/24/2013 - 8:12am | Type: Blog

I wish that we, as a people, would speak better words to those who have served in our wars. I fear that we do them, and ourselves, a disservice when we call them all heroes without letting them decide which de ...

Stories Worth Telling
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels We need to hear more about the people committed to peace. IN HER JEWISH school in Montreal, Roni ...

To Free a Mockingbird
Originally Posted: 10/08/2012 - 12:59pm | Type: Blog

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view," says Harper Lee through Atticus, "until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." ...

I Need a Hero ... ?
Originally Posted: 08/24/2012 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

I'm not one to elevate sports stars as role models or some kind of symbol of perfection. It's just not real. So here's my question: Who needs a hero? The scandal du ...

The Hometown Blues
Originally Posted: 07/09/2012 - 10:14am | Type: Blog

Jesus had the blues. He had the hometown blues. So, rejected, he fled his hometown. Then he sent his apostles out into the world proclaiming peace, healing the sick and the lame, and prepared to face the sam ...

Taking the Long View vs. the Fierce Urgency of Now: Lessons from Arizona
Originally Posted: 11/14/2011 - 7:54am | Type: Blog

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Oscar Romero are our heroes. Romero called us to take the long view; King discussed the fierce urgency of now. Romero essentially prays: Trust God, be faithful. ...