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March 7, 2014 | The theologically trained president of MDC, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to opportunity, describes his work as a “secular expression of faith.”
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March 7, 2014 | The founder of the Global Fund for Children recounts her work with the organization, from the experience in India that sparked the original idea to its expansion into a world leader in helping vulnerable children.
Reflection
March 7, 2014 | A family cruise to Alaska left a landlubber pastor confused about seafaring lingo from starboard to port. But on this point he is certain: the church is not a ship; it’s a boat.
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March 7, 2014 | Small local history museums near Boston have reinvented themselves, creating sustainable institutions that are going against two decades of decline for museums nationwide.
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February 24, 2014 | The friendship between three men -- two African-American pastors and a white businessman -- formed the core of Jobs for Life, a Christian nonprofit that has helped more than 22,000 men and women find employment.
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February 24, 2014 | While mainline churches were looking the other way, marginalized youth ministries became laboratories of disruptive innovation. Fortunately, hand-wringing despair is not the only option.
Reflection
February 24, 2014 | Jesus said nothing about ashes, but he did warn us about practicing our piety in public. An Episcopal priest explains why, even so, she'll be outside on Ash Wednesday offering ashes to passers-by.
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February 24, 2014 | A nonprofit called GiveDirectly allows U.S. donors to give people in Africa living in extreme poverty what they need most: money.
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February 21, 2014 | An economist, the author of “The New Geography of Jobs,” says that face-to-face interactions are critical to innovation, which in turn creates economic success across communities.
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February 21, 2014 | It is nearly the start of the holiest time of the year, a season of preparation that leads to the celebration of Easter. Begin your preparations for Lent and Easter with these essays, sermons and stories from Faith & Leadership.