The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Do you see them?

Faithfulness to Jesus challenges our pinhole vision of the world

It's time to broaden our vision. It's time to move beyond our national fixation with evil ones who would harm us and see the broken ones who need us. The lives of millions in southern Africa are at risk — and so is your soul.

The concept of the "rest of the world" has long been difficult for Americans. We tend to see the world through a pinhole called U.S. national interest. Much of our TV news coverage and the majority of daily newspapers view the remainder of the globe largely through that minuscule aperture.

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