World

Starting a Revolution

We have the potential to start a revolution. We see the strife in the world…

Where Are You Wearing?

What if you could meet the people who made your clothes–the twentysomething girl in Cambodia…

Pulled from the Wreckage

The story of my youth is one that may surprise many that have only met…

A Call to Danger

As the sun began to set over the Khan al-Khalili marketplace in Cairo, Egypt, the…

Q&A With Shane Claiborne

As the co-authors of Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers (not to mention the popular New Monasticism and Jesus for…

Deck the Casas

“What the @$#% do you mean?” she screams, waving the advertisement in the cashier’s face.…

“Advent Conspiracy”

It’s Christmas! I’m in school to be a teacher at the moment and have definitely…

A Bike and a Mission

Recently, a team of adventurers took on the epic challenge of riding their bikes from…

Hope for the Slums

Kenya’s Kibera slum is one of the most densely populated and disease-ridden areas in the…

Crisis in the Congo

The news coming out of the Democratic Republic of Congo has always been bleak. Since…

Invisible Children: GO

It has been five years since the premiere of the documentary that brought awareness to…

Language Barrier

Moving to Sweden, I needed to learn the language. As I walked into my first…

Call+Response

Call+Response is a one-of-a-kind documentary examining the global slave trade. The film mixes live performances…

The Children’s Project

Today’s generation is too often pegged as being apathetic towards current events. They are much…

Simple Spirituality

Author and Director of Word Made Flesh Chris Heuertz has spent years working among the…

A Clothing Brand for Change

Jedidiah is more than a clothing company. They are more than a brand, more than…

Charity: Water Changing Lives

With more than 1 billion people living in the world without something as basic as…

Destroyed By Gustav

The Hands & Feet Project, a children’s village in Jacmel, Haiti that was started in…

Bands Without Borders

Music and service, on a personal level, have been coupled in Nathan Marion’s life for…

The Red-Light District

When Kristin Keen was studying to be a dietitian, she never dreamed that she would…

Aiding the Effort

For the past week, Hurricane Gustav has been wreaking havoc in parts of the Caribbean…

Lessons From a Fixed-Gear Bicycle

I get made fun of for owning a bicycle with no brakes. Honestly, when I…

Direct Impact

As fair trade edges increasingly toward the norm, it’s strange to think that just five…

The First Real Mission

It’s almost the end of the week, and we’ve run out of projects, supplies and…

Relief That Lasts

May 12 began like any other day for 9-year-old Li Yao, a student in Shifang…

7 Burning Issues: War

As Christians in the midst of a nation at war, how do we respond? Jim…

Fake Plastic World

Laowai, simplified, is Chinese for “foreigner.” It can be used in both a generic and…

Life Lessons from Swaziland

“You, Lord, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to…

Moving Mountains and Uprooting Mulberry Trees

I have to admit I’m feeling a little numb at the moment. News of the…

An Adventure of Purpose

It was a week before Eric Hanson would be graduating from Northern Arizona University, and…

Missing My Peanut Butter Sandwich

I went without food for 30 hours last weekend and while I believe that I…

Have You Had Your Shots?

Being an American missionary in Brazil, I tend to do one of two things when…

Poor, Poor Africa

Africa. It’s such a buzz word today, dominating our headlines as a trigger evoking the…

The Road to Tuwani

When people talk about Africa, usually what you hear are all of the horrible statistics…

I’m hungry for change…

This morning, I probably used about 100 of litres of water in my 5 minute…

Because I Care About Me

Banks suck, don’t they? This morning I was looking at my account, and I saw…

Where you don’t want to be a boy…

I’ve been hibernating a bit over these past few weeks, but after what seemed like…

Dumb & Dumber Goes to Kenya

“Do you see that homeless man next to the wall? He was in my wedding!”…

Faces of Africa: Part II

The drama ends, the actors freeze, and one after another, the actors deliver their final…

Against Conspicuous Consumption

In many ways it feels like we’ve never before been more conscious of the needs…