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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…
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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…
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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…
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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. http://www.ajs-us.org/index.html 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…
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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…
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