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The Case of the Chocolate Bunny

A well-built man, commanding in presence and successful in life, is first to admit he did not think walking the streets was the greatest idea ever invented. He did not immediately see the wisdom in approaching gang members, especially the … Continue reading

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Listening to the Voices of the Streets

  We approached her home like we do every week, excited to see our friend, expecting to crack a few jokes, get a good hug, and proceed down the street. There was nothing unusual about the day, and no major … Continue reading

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Judgment v. Love

In Chicago, the murder rate is rising. In the thirty years that Brothers and Sisters of Love has been facing violence on the streets of Chicago I am amazed at how much Chicago has changed. Then I visit a victim’s … Continue reading

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Success v. Faith

It would be wonderful if every week I could fill you in on the outstanding new schools, homes, jobs, and life chances that we celebrated with the poor community of Chicago. Each week snapshot would be filled with movie-making moments … Continue reading

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Asking the Right Question

In Scripture, the character of Job struggles with a common question: “Why do I suffer?” We ask this all the time: Why do bad things happen to good people? Why is there poverty in a rich country? Why did this … Continue reading

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