Resuscitating Story

Resuscitating Story

By Megan Sexton  Yesterday I cried in Barnes and Noble. Right next to a preteen boy meeting his math tutor and a disgruntled older gentleman trying to locate a book on ornithology—both scenarios more deserving of tears than my own. I sat, trying not to drip on the...
Reformer Interview: Shane Claiborne

Reformer Interview: Shane Claiborne

By Megan Sexton In Nations Journal Vol. 3 we had the privilege of talking to Shane Claiborne, an activist and author of The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical. He is a founder of the New Monasticism movement and an intentional community in...
For Such a Time as This

For Such a Time as This

By Megan Sexton Life is built upon moments of decision— left or right; yes or no; run or fight. Our brains and bodies are programmed to make split second choices. Some are minor: blink. Others are life altering: stop beating; stop breathing. Moments of decision alter...
Alternate Routes: Hospitality

Alternate Routes: Hospitality

By Megan Sexton Editor’s Note: It’s easy to feel overwhelmed or apathetic when faced with the sheer volume of need in our world. Writing a check or volunteering with a local organization are important steps to walking in justice, but they’re not the only steps....