Rachel Jones has to choose between her children as she examines the realities of raising children in challenging places.
In this interview, Sister Marilyn Lacey of Mercy Beyond Borders discusses her new memoir, *This Flowing Toward Me*, her fear of spiders, her work with refugees, and the surprising movement of God’s grace.
Dan Rhodes talks to Chris Rice about the catastrophic failures, flashes of redemption, and possibilities for hope in a world of pain and conflict.
Dr. J. Kameron Carter addresses issues of race, theology, and modernity at the 2008 Film, Faith, and Justice forum in Seattle, WA.
For several years now, a revolution has been gaining momentum in popular culture in the United States: ‘conflict free’ diamonds. I’ve been on the hunt for the ‘right’ diamond for the past few months since deciding to propose to my girlfriend of two and a half years. She was not concerned with the size or […]
Like many African countries, São Tomé e Principe (STP) is struggling to stand on her own after being raped by colonization. “Discovered” by Portuguese navigators in the late 1400’s, STP quickly became Africa’s top sugar exporter in the 1500’s due to the colonized slave labor. Sugar cultivation eventually waned, but fortunately for the Portuguese plantation […]
There is a sense in which, particularly in the summer, all roads lead to Africa. Visitors are not just rich Americans on Safari to visit Africa’s wild life or luxuriate in the stunning and exotic beauty of Africa’s landscapes and game parks. Instead, travelers include health workers going to live in an African village, World […]
Women the world over have been under-represented in leadership be it in educational administration, business and industry, and political arenas (Bass, 1990; Uraizee, 2000; Weiss, 1999). This phenomenon is often described in terms of a glass ceiling: one that women can see through but cannot go past due to cultural, organizational and other systemic discriminations […]
Departure The coolness of the early morning greeted me as I set off for the northeastern part of Namibia. Cruising at 12,000 feet, the unpressurized cabin filled with the muffled sound of its dual engines. The vast and desolate landscape sped by beneath us as the rising sun ushered in the new day. My destination […]