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Lynne Hybels

Entries by Lynne Hybels

Still Human

(1) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 11:20 AM

A glimpse Inside the Untold Stories of Women in Congo

"There is no greater agony," says poet Maya Angelou, "than bearing an untold story inside you." Eleven weeks ago, we met a woman who asked us to tell the world her story. Her story takes place in what some call...

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A Common Friend to Arabs and Jews

(18) Comments | Posted December 7, 2011 | 6:40 PM

Recent news articles have noted my ministry engagement in Israel and Palestine. Some have questioned my support for the State of Israel because I don't espouse the theological position called Christian Zionism.

It is true: I am not a Christian Zionist. Nor am I a Christian Palestinianist (though that...

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Global Voices of Nonviolence

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2011 | 9:24 AM

In March of 2011 I walked up a rocky hillside near the Palestinian Christian village of Aboud. I had an olive tree seedling in a plastic bucket hoisted on my shoulder. With a chain link fence topped by razor wire as a backdrop, I scooped earth with my hands and...

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When Jesus Comes, Everything Changes: An Advent Experience in Cairo

(134) Comments | Posted December 21, 2010 | 6:59 PM

"When Jesus appears somewhere, that changes the whole society." Father Samaan, priest of the St. Simon Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo, Egypt, is not speaking theoretically. He's describing what he's seen.

Nearly a century ago, thousands of Egyptians from the rural villages of Upper Egypt moved as economic migrants to...

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