The Common Good

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How Deadly Viper Character Assassins Undermines its Message with Co-opted Culture

An open letter to Zondervan and to Mike Foster and Jud Wilhite, authors of Deadly Viper Character Assassin: A Kung Fu Survival Guide for Life and Leadership.
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What a Neighborhood Elder Taught Me About Interfaith Prayer

A story I have written about before and preached on time and time again recently took on new meaning for me.
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Audio: For God So Loved the World

In this clip, Pastor Efrem expands on the very familiar verse John 3:16.
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A Child's Prayer and a Parent's Predicament

A Facebook friend sent me a link to a wonderful YouTube video.
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Electoral Double Standards in Latin America and Beyond

Thankfully, the crisis in Honduras may be reaching a political resolution.
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Why Interfaith Work Does Not Equal Relativism

There is a line in the Riga Veda, a collection of ancient Hindu scripture, that says "Truth is One, but the sages speak of it by many names." I had heard of this before, but hadn't given i
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Billy Graham's Theological Humility Should Challenge Evangelical Attitudes

Every three years, young evangelists from around the world gather in Portland Oregon to attend a conference put on by the Next Generation Alliance, an organization dedicated to mentoring the next g
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Calling Big Banks to Account

Thousands of protesters converged on Chicago last week to demand banking reform, challenging bankers gathered
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Ending AIDS' Stigma

President Obama and his administration were busy this past Friday.
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Helping the Church Be the Church

Every day churches across the country respond to the economic crisis by supporting families in need, assisting those in search of a job, and reaching out to people on the back streets of America.
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