Latest Posts

Deep Creek Poetry Book. Order now.

Deep Creek is a book of poetry and photography that tells the story of a journey to Quebrada Honda, Honduras, while exploring the themes of time, change, and love. To order your copy, click here: This book of poems by…
Read more

Roy Berkenbosch Honoured as a ROOPF 2014 Finalist

We are very proud because last week Roy Berkenbosch was honoured as a ROOPF 2014 finalist by Homeward Trust. The event took place at the Westin downtown. ROOPF, in case you don’t know, stands for “Recognizing Outstanding Organizations and People…
Read more

A Franciscan Benediction

May God bless us with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships So that we may live from deep within our hearts. May God bless us with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of God’s creations So that we…
Read more

Becoming Courageous Christians by Kurt Ver Beek

Fearless Love in Tegucigalpa’s Most Violent Neighborhood PRISM magazine recently featured this article by AJS co-founder Kurt Ver Beek on how brave Christians reduced crime by 80% in Tegucigalpa’s most violent neighborhood. See it here: PRISM_Perfect_Love

A Blog Reflection on the trip to Bangladesh

Bangladesh: the context for transformative development To understand the context in which transformational development is taking place as well as appreciating its impact at the community level, a brief description of Bangladesh is necessary. Bangladesh is one of the most…
Read more

Debt and Forgetting

In light of our upcoming conference on consumerism, here’s a good read from the U of A’s Parkland Institute: The Debt Crisis: A case of false memory syndrome by Trevor Harrison “The acclaimed author, Milan Kundera, has written that, “The struggle…
Read more