Feb 4, 2011

Random Acts of Poetry: Evoking Orphans

Victor Hugo had a lot to say about what translates to English as “the miserable ones,” “the wretched poor,” “the victims.” Les Misérables is set in the heat of revolutionary France, where the gap between stinking wealth and unabashed poverty manifests in a cast of incredible characters - orphans all...Read more +
Feb 4, 2011

I Delivered My Baby on the Side of the Road

Editor’s note: Karyn's small business serves women affected by human trafficking, slavery and poverty. As we began this series on orphan care, she conceptualized a way to obtain birthing kits for Haitian mothers (Epidurals not included). Then Amy wrote a crazy story about delivering her daughter in a less-than-ideal way,...Read more +
Feb 2, 2011

Network Post: Does Facebook Make Us More or Less Social?

If you are a Facebook user, how has this impact your social life? Are you more social? Less social? Photograph by Georgia Bateman , used with permission.
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Jan 31, 2011

Table Grace

This is week five of our book club discussion on The Spirit of Food: 34 Writers on Feasting and Fasting toward God , edited by Leslie Leyland Fields . Join us every Monday morning as we dig into this feast! When my boys were toddlers they loved to say grace...Read more +
Jan 28, 2011

Random Acts of Poetry: Mistaken Identity

I was thirteen the summer a girl mistook me for her father. Canvassing a grey neighborhood with other youth, in our more door-to-door evangelical days, I passed her home on the sidewalk. She couldn’t have been six, and shot out the door with an urgency and thrill to arrest me...Read more +
Jan 28, 2011

Jubilee Special for High Calling Members

Just a quick note here. Two weeks ago, we told you about a conference called Jubilee which focuses on living out your faith in every area of life. Jubilee is coming up on February 18-20 and we have something to share with members of The High Calling. This year, the...Read more +