Articles by: Andrew Ulasich
After graduating from Taylor Univeristy (IN) in 2007, Andrew moved to Kathmandu, Nepal, to live and serve among the most vulnerable of the world's poor with Word Made Flesh. Currently he serves as an Off-site Supervisor for Feed My Starving Children, a Minnesota based non-profit providing relief for global hunger by helping volunteer teams in the U.S. pack millions of nutritious meals every year for people suffering from hunger, malnourishment and starvation around the world.

Everyone in the World is Your Family 7
by / on December 20, 2011 at 4:56 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Everyone in the World is Your Family

One of the worst humanitarian crises in more than six decades has struck 13.3 million people in the Horn of Africa. Why should you care? Andrew Ulasich reflects on the current famine crisis in light of our common identity as children of God.

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Three Cups of Tea & Messy Development 6
by / on April 26, 2011 at 4:03 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

Three Cups of Tea & Messy Development

Bestselling author and humanitarian Greg Mortenson is under fire resulting from new evidence that stories reported in books like Three Cups of Tea are exaggerated at best. What can this controversy teach us about our expectations about international development and need to create heroes?

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How A Fiery Palestinian Man Rocked My Gospel 6
by / on April 6, 2011 at 9:11 am / in Misplaced Jesus

How A Fiery Palestinian Man Rocked My Gospel

Meeting Palestinian Christian Elias Chacour was a catalyst for deeper reflection on the radical good news of Jesus’ life and teachings. Prior to meeting him, my understanding of the gospel was based in experiences of white, suburban evangelicalism, rather than in the literal oppression and physical confinement of many who live at the margins.

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Avett Brothers’ Darkness in Light (video) 0
by / on February 23, 2011 at 2:50 pm / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Avett Brothers’ Darkness in Light (video)

At first hearing, it’s difficult to pinpoint what The Avett Brothers are referring to in their hit song, Head Full of Doubt, Road Full of Promise, when they sing, “There’s a darkness upon me that’s flooded in light.” Their incredibly creative and stunningly beautiful music video may offer some clues.

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Theology vs. The Greatest Commandment 15
by / on February 18, 2011 at 2:37 pm / in Misplaced Jesus, Theology

Theology vs. The Greatest Commandment

I believe in theology. It’s how we think about God that determines how we think about this world and how we live in it. But the singular focus on doctrine that has characterized the recent history of the Evangelical community in America has left us paralyzed and unable to respond to the immense pain and suffering in this world.

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Mumford & Sons’ Audacious Spirituality (album review) 3
by / on February 14, 2011 at 2:41 pm / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

Mumford & Sons’ Audacious Spirituality (album review)

It takes a certain madness to attempt to put a literary masterpiece by John Steinbeck into a song. It takes brilliance to capture that story and share it in a compelling poem, put that poem to music, and let it move deeply within the hearts of listeners. Mumford & Sons does it twice in their debut album, Sigh No More.

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Are we blessed at the expense of others? 6
by / on February 12, 2011 at 10:23 pm / in Misplaced Jesus, Theology

Are we blessed at the expense of others?

While I hear “blessing” thrown around to describe the good things in our lives, I struggle to pinpoint what this word actually means. What did God mean when he told Abraham that he would bless him, and that he would be a blessing to the nations?

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