Bruce McEvoy

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Pews in the Park (part 1)

<i>Skate parks and churches typically share little in common. But in Quito Ecuador, they are one and the same</i>.<p>On summer afternoons like this, the sounds …


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Are we calling this a "win-win"?

“Many of these families require two incomes… <i>just to survive</i>.”<p>I’ll tell them bluntly, <i>“Most of these people will never ride in a helicopter, meet the</i> …


Why We're Losing the War on Poverty

One night in December 2003, an 8-year-old girl named Yuri was abducted, raped, and brutally murdered in the remote Quechuan village of La Union, …


Why Am I Not Poor?

For many years I sat in a pew on Sundays, listening to occasional sermons about the poor, giving to special offerings and looking appropriately …


International Teams

PART 2: Five years ago, La Roca Skate Church was nothing more than an idle concrete court on the property of a small community church called …

Wendi Dwyer, bringing literacy to South Sudan

Wendi Dwyer should have been packing for a trip to Africa. She had been scheduled to leave the next day. But a recent outbreak of violence in South Sudan — the nation is teetering on civil war — forced her to cancel. Instead, she sat in her Geneva home and explained her reason for often flying …