Confronting the Oppressor with Humanity

Peaceful protesters get up-close and personal with Israeli soldiers Story and photography by Ryan Rodrick Beiler Mahmoud Al’aa Elddin spends most Friday afternoons in “dialogue” with the Israeli soldiers who invade his West Bank village of Al-Masara. Each week since 2006, Palestinian, international, and Israeli activists have attempted to march from Al-Masara to agricultural lands […]

Good in the ‘Hood

by Kayla Castleberry When Jesus called Nathanael to join his growing team of disciples, Nathanael was doubtful as soon as he heard where Jesus was from. “Nazareth!” he scoffed. “Can anything good come from there?” (John 1:46) The answer was, of course, “Yes. Jesus.” A lot of us make the same mistake about our cities’ […]