Archives for June 9, 2005

Seattlites! Don’t miss UPC’s film festival!

I've been invited to participate in this, but, doggone it, it's happening during the same weekend as an out-of-town vacation I planned months ago. So I encourage YOU to go, watch, enjoy, discuss, and be glad that Seattle's the kind of town willing to put on a festival like this one. June 16-18Local churches have come together to present The Film Fest on Justice to support the International Justice Mission and their efforts to open an office in Rwanda.This three-day, four film event … [Read more...]

Brooks on Africa

David Brooks finds his perspective on the African crisis changing. "I came here expecting despair, but now realize that we should be redoubling our efforts out of a sense of opportunity." Personally, I've been thrilled by the headlines this week about new aid for Africa. This is, indeed, significant progress. But we still have such a long way to go.Meanwhile, nobody's making more noise about the need for aid in Africa than you-know-who. … [Read more...]