01 October 2006
REFLECTIONS
The realisation that God's longing for our love is as great as our longing for his and the role of prayer
COMMENTARIES
I first went to Caux, the Initiatives of Change (IofC) conference centre in Switzerland, as a starry-eyed drama student in 1992. It changed my life, setting me on the road to faith and opening my eyes to a world in need in which, I discovered, I could play my part in making a difference.
LEAD STORY
Whether you're a clown, a singer, an actor or simply a member of the audience, you have an impact on the world, Mary Lean discovers.
PROFILE
Mishkat al-Moumin fought for human rights under Saddam Hussein, and survived assassination attempts as Minister of the Environment in Iraq's interim government. She talks to Bob Webb.
GUEST COLUMN
Often the strangers on the edge are the only people who can see the future as well as the past
FIRST PERSON
Teaching English in China was an eye-opener for Rob Neal.
FIRST PERSON
1.3 million people worldwide do not access to safe drinking water, according to the UN. Joseph Karanja starts each day with a time of searching for direction in silence. He tells how this led to finding spring water on his land, which will soon be marketed nationwide.
A DIFFERENT BEAT
The year 2007 will be the 200th anniversary of William Wilberforce leading the battle to end the transatlantic slave trade.
FEATURES
Themon Djaksam joins Africans from across the continent to address the issues of corruption and good governance.
FEATURES
Ibrahima Fall, UN Special Representative for the Great Lakes Region in Africa, talks to Themon Djaksam about the themes of the conference.
FEATURES
Although some of the Lebanese travelling to the conference managed to get to Beirut airport before it was closed, their families were still at home. For those who came, the stay at Mountain House could not be peaceful, but they had the courage to share their feelings about what was happening in their country.
FEATURES
Michael Smith takes part in a conference that brings together business professionals, farmers and journalists seeking ethics at work.
FEATURES
What is it like to organise a Caux conference? Justin Walford finds out
NEWSDESK
A Global Indigenous Dialogue (GID) on the theme, 'Understanding our Roots: from healing to harmony' marked the United Nations International Day of Indigenous Peoples in Caux.
EAR TO THE GROUND
Are you still a newcomer after living in Caux for 60 years?

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