Tag Archive | Poverty

The Millennial Generation’s Acceptable Sin

There is danger brewing in what 20-somethings in the Church believe is acceptable. Those of us interested in maintaining orthodoxy in the Church as well as enriching the spiritual life of our young people should take note.  Below begins what I think is an excellent article discussing this danger. It is written by Bart Gingerich, […]

The Christian Life and the Liberal Right

The Christian Life and the Liberal Right

Originally posted on Juicy Ecumenism – The Institute on Religion & Democracy's Blog:
(Photo credit: The Pretty Padded Room) By Addie Darling Since the election, there have been numerous articles tolling the bell for the death of Christianity’s relevancy in the political sphere, as well as a continuing discussion over the future of Christian political activism. These…

Humanitarian Assistance Mission to Jangadam Afghanistan

Humanitarian Assistance Mission to Jangadam Afghanistan

It was an international activity as we convoyed about thirty minutes “outside the wire” to a nearby village in Afghanistan in December 2006. Our team was made up of Soldiers from my unit, the 25th Signal Battalion, as well as Soldiers from Base Operations (BASOPS) on Bagram Airbase. We were accompanied by 2 Polish gunners and met up with Soldiers from […]

Reflections on “Ambassadors of Hope: How Christians Can Respond to the World’s Toughest Problems”

Reflections on “Ambassadors of Hope: How Christians Can Respond to the World’s Toughest Problems”

I first met Dr. Robert A. Seiple when he spoke to Army chaplains attending the Chaplain Captain’s Career Course at the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  His experience and message in his book is much broader than that audience, though.  His book, Ambassadors of Hope, needs to be read by […]

What is “good news” to the poor?

What is “good news” to the poor?

Not too long into His public ministry, Jesus returned to His home town of Nazareth.  Being the Sabbath day, he went to the Synagogue as any good Jew of His day would do.  Perhaps because he was there as a guest or maybe because word had spread all over Galilee about what He was preaching […]