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It’s been a busy few months, but I’m excited by the variety of stuff I get to learn (and write) about. Recently I’ve spoken to economists in Washington and Nairobi about grain storage and irrigation; to community leaders from Cameroon and India about child marriage and female genital mutilation; and to researchers about the growing intrusion of business onto the territory of humanitarian aid groups. 461 more words

The Green Revolution Uses PPGI

The latest invention to come out of research into energy efficient buildings is the Eco-Shelter. This revolutionary development promises to have significant implications for disaster relief efforts. 341 more words

Of Churches and Truck Stops – Part 2

NEWS FLASH!!! Acts: Volume 8 of Heavenly Citizens in Earthly Shoes is now available from CreateSpace (paperbacks) and Kindle (eBooks). Click on the link to the right of this page to go to Amazon and place your order. 626 more words

Church Age

Of Churches and Truck Stops – Part 1

NEWS FLASH!!! Acts: Volume 8 of Heavenly Citizens in Earthly Shoes is now available from CreateSpace (paperbacks) and Kindle (eBooks). Click on the link to the right of this page to go to Amazon and place your order. 537 more words

Church Age

Spending Time With 'The Vicar Of Baghdad'

I recently came across a fantastic short documentary entitled ‘The Vicar of Baghdad’.  A well-known figure in both the ecclesiastical and popular realms, The Reverend Canon  323 more words

Society

Mozambique: A week of learning and rethinking aid

My aunt is a professor for Penn State University and goes to Africa at least once a year either to lead a group of students or pursue her own research and organizations in the Congo. 3,000 more words

Cape Town

Thousands of Palestinians are threatened by Hamas.

Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren, also a CNN Mideast analyst, says Israel needs to “crush Hamas.”

In the 6th minute of the video the former Israeli Ambassador speaks of thousands Palestinian refugees having surrendered to Israeli forces, claiming that Hamas has threatened them, saying that if they try to leave combat areas IDF has warned them to leave, they would be shot by Hamas.

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