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The Power of Polycentric Movements – Occupy Wall Street Goes Global – 80+ Countries, 1,500+ Cities

“At bottom, riots are always the language of the unheard” – Martin Luther King Jr. Having spent 24 straight hours at Occupy Wall Street in NYC on October 5th – 6th, I wanted to write up a series of blog … Continue reading

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Celebrate My Birthday Today by Helping to Fund a New Business in Lodwar, Kenya

Please take two minutes to listen to Rose Amanman’s story. I am a very blessed man.  God has provided for me richly by giving me great friends and a meaningful calling in life to pursue.  Just this past month my … Continue reading

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Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – A More Human(e) Way – Series

The New York Times on the New Art of Flickr Originally uploaded by Thomas Hawk Here is the complete series of Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – A More Human(e) Way. You can also download the complete … Continue reading

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Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – A More Human(e) Way – Part XIII

The New York Times on the New Art of Flickr Originally uploaded by Thomas Hawk You can check out the outline to connect to the previous sections of this essay. We are in the final part of the second section … Continue reading

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Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – A More Human(e) Way Part VII

The New York Times on the New Art of Flickr Originally uploaded by Thomas Hawk You can check out the outline to connect to the previous sections of this essay. We are in the second section entitled A More Human(e) … Continue reading

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Shalom Makers: Development in the Way of Christ – Part IV

The New York Times on the New Art of Flickr Originally uploaded by Thomas Hawk Check out the outline, introduction and the philosophical reasons for separation first, as we continue to look at the question, is is more Human(e) to … Continue reading

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Ten Theological Truths about Poverty and the Poor from the Life of Jesus

Hope in the Prison of Poverty Originally uploaded by KathyAAdams The class I’m taking at Fuller this quarter is on Poverty and Development, and one of the exercises I did one day was to reflect on some portion of scripture … Continue reading

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NY Times on Kenya and Our Response

woman in despair Originally uploaded by dream awakener The beginning of the article from the New York Times reads like this, “The sun somehow feels closer here, more intense, more personal. As Philip Lolua waits under a tree for a … Continue reading

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This Week with Henri Nouwen – Coming Together in Poverty

“There are many forms of poverty: economic poverty, physical poverty, emotional poverty, mental poverty, and spiritual poverty. As long as we relate primarily to each other’s wealth, health, stability, intelligence, and soul strength, we cannot develop true community. Community is … Continue reading

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