My friend Rachel is in DC this week. Rachel is a pretty extraordinary woman; notwithstanding the fact that she was one of my first friends in seminary, she’s super smart, capable, and has a tremendous heart. So much so that for the last few years, she’s been serving as the President of an organization called The […]
… is the title of a book by Ben Skinner, about human trafficking. And it’s aptly named. From my blog over on God’s Politics: If there is one basic denigration of the image of God that lies in every human being, it is when he is treated as if he were not made in the […]
Last night, I was privileged to lead hundreds of young Christians in a time of lament as part of the Poverty and Advocacy track at Urbana 2009. We came together to cry out to God on behalf of those suffering from injustice and oppression, and particularly, as part of the Human Wrong Initiative, on behalf […]
Last week, I celebrated Christmas with Aaron, Amy and Elijah in Huntington, WV, home of Marshall University (“We Are Marshall”) and of Amy’s family. It was great spending a few days outside of DC, and with an awesome and wonderfully welcoming family. To boot, last week … I got to go on a tour of […]
Senator Al Franken draws a map of the US from memory: News Laura Bush approves of Obama’s remarks to school children on the importance of working hard, staying in school, etc. Human trafficking Combating child sex trafficking in the District. Miscellaneous Arianna Huffington sees the silver lining in Van Jones’s resignation.