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Haiti and Israel: A Study in Contrasts

One cannot consider Haiti without asking a perennial question. Why do some nations flourish while others seemed forever trapped in poverty? Observers have suggested many causes, including colonialism, lack of resources, or corruption. But each of these capture only an … Continue reading

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Social Justice, Community and Culture: A Final Reflection

Two of the key characteristics of social justice are community and culture. Social justice and community As we saw earlier Roman Catholic scholars, Aquinas, Taparali, and Pope Leo IIIX understood that a woman or man does not stand alone; every … Continue reading

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Rich Nation, Poor Nation: What Makes the Difference?

When I started working at Food for the Hungry International, nearly 30 years ago, most people in relief and development regarded money as the primary resource for development. The idea that money solves the problems of the poor comes from … Continue reading

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DNA Featured in Two Recent Articles

Kim Moreland is part of Chuck Colson’s BreakPoint staff as one of their lead writers/editors. Last week she wrote an excellent article titled “The Social Gospel and Eternity: The Importance of the Biblical Worldview” and published it on the BreakPoint … Continue reading

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A Pastor Responds: Haiti’s Disaster and Hollywood’s Avatar

John Wood, Pastor of Missional Life at Bethany Community Church in Tempe, Arizona and a long-time friend of the DNA wrote a thoughtful response to Vishal Mangalwadi’s contribution to this blog on January 26 titled “Haiti’s Disaster and Hollywood’s Avatar.” … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Disaster and Hollywood’s Avatar

The following post was contributed by Vishal Mangalwadi. The 9 million people of Haiti, largely of African descent, living in approximately 10,000 square miles in the paradise-like Caribbean island of Hispaniola, constitute the only nation in the world which gained its … Continue reading

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Responding to the Earthquake in Haiti

Like you, we are deeply saddened by the pain, heartbreak, and suffering that the people of Haiti are experiencing as a result of this week’s earthquake. DNA partner organizations are responding with disaster assistance. As you prayerfully consider how you … Continue reading

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