Studs Terkel, 1912-2008

A Lifetime of Listening

Studs Terkel, that great & generous soul, has passed on. For me, the voice of Studs Terkel will always symbolize a combination of passionate curiosity, prophetic conviction, and deeply generous, fatherly love. He delighted in the people of the world, and shared his delight with us.

Poverty Bibliography (Blog Action Day 2008)

A bibliography for Blog Action Day 2008: Poverty. A collection of readings on economics and poverty, for parents, kids, and churches. “You cannot reduce poverty if you don’t know what poverty is.”

The Good Book at the Olympic Games

Because cultural and academic leaders in China are seeking to understand the influence of the Bible on the worldview and culture of the West, there is a growing interest in Chinese-English bilingual Bibles in mainland China…”What a wonderful thing it would be if thousands of people would learn English?and Chinese!?by reading the Bible in side-by-side bilingual editions.?

Everything to Gain

What if you could right a wrong from your parents generation, and pass on a blessing to your children? What if you could build businesses in the community, cut crime, pollution, and disease, and make a profit doing it?