A few months ago a Pakistani family—a father and mother
and a couple daughters—moved into my neighborhood. A few days after they moved
in we went over and greeted them, welcomed them to the neighborhood and asked
if there was anything we could do...
Capaldo, a normal 13-year-old girl, played with her best friend Ella at the
dinner table at Grille 26, whispering and making bracelets out of the cloth
napkins. Grille 26 is the Capaldo family’s favorite restaurant. Her mother,
I called my daughter this week to celebrate her birthday. She told
me it had been a trying week for her, because she teaches the children of
Somali refugees. It’s a tough and rewarding job, drawing on all her love and creativity
as she leads them...
It has been a week since our country elected its 45th
President. This election process included some of the ugliest and most
embarrassing moments for our country I've experienced in my lifetime. I grieve
over the ripple effect the tactics,...
Haiti is the most-fragile state in the Western Hemisphere.
After a 7.0 magnitude earthquake six years ago, a cholera outbreak, Hurricane
Sandy and most recently Hurricane Matthew, Haiti has become more fragile than
In the following
article, Converge pastor Jim Eaton seeks to help his
congregation navigate diversity issues in the political arena. We believe what
he says has broader application to our Converge movement in this time of
Several years ago Andre and Peggy Murphy moved to Montana to
pastor an existing church. Commissioned and sent by Dr. Robin Holland’s
congregation at Living Hope Baptist Church in Aurora, Colorado, the Murphys
felt supported in taking the lead....