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Can Petraeus Push the U.S. Toward Peace in the Middle East?

The taboo was finally broken and the genie is out of the bottle, despite some attempts to force it back.
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A Darfuri Perspective on Sudan's Dubious Elections

As a Darfuri, I recognize the fact that this presidential and parliamentary election in Sudan is an important milestone for the implementation of the North-South Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA)
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The Emerging Church Brand: The Good, the Bad, and the Messy

[Read more of this blog conversation in response to the Sojourners magazine article "
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Living into the Hope of the Resurrection

I have never been as conscious of the incredible hope of the Easter message as I have been this last Easter.
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A Reading for April 15: The Parable of the Taxpayer

This time of year it is useful to recount the parable of the angry taxpayer (from the VERY New Testament).
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Why Outsider Critiques are Important for Emergent

[Read more of this blog conversation in response to the Sojourners magazine article "
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Tragic Anniversaries and Embodying Resurrection Hope

This week is a confluence of anniversaries. April 7 was the 16th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda where more than 800,000 died in a few days.
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Justice Stevens Hasn't Moved, the Supreme Court Has

There's an old story about a man and his wife driving into town one evening.
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An Open Letter to Parents Who Owe Child Support

The legal definition of Child Support is "periodic monetary payments by the non-custodial parent for the care of his or her minor child." In our country, non-custodial parents are usually obligat
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This Is What the Emerging Church Looks Like?

[Read more of this blog conversation in response to the Sojourners magazine article "
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