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U2's Sacred Pilgrimage: 'I Found Grace, It's All That I Found'

Without a line on the horizon, we may feel like there is no limit to how far we can go. But it also makes the seas difficult to navigate.
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Audio: Interview with Diana Butler Bass

Here's a recent conversation I had with Diana Butler Bass, author of the new book
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Tools for a God-Focused Lent

During the Lenten season, I decided to see how I could put into practice this gentl
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There's Just Something About Madea

The first three screenings of Tyler Perry's new film, Madea Goes to Jail, that I tried to go to last week were sold out. When I finally did get a ticket, I had one of the last single seats in the suburban theater where the 103-minute "dramedy" was playing on two screens simultaneously.
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Vote in the M2EP FilmMaker Challenge

In preparation for the upcoming Mobilization to End Poverty on April 26th - 29th, Sojourners and World Vision have launched their first ever
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Is A-Rod Forgiveable?

Over brunch with my husband and one of my best guy friends last weekend, conversation turned, as it does, to Major League Baseball, doping and the nature of sin.
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Waltz with Bashir: Drawing a Massacre from Memory

Each time I write about the Middle East, I feel compelled to repeat three concepts.
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Happy Birthday Darwin!

In commemoration of Charles Robert Darwin's 200th birthday, Darwin Day Celebration, a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational corporation, is hosting Darwin Day. This international celebration of science and humanity is held on or around February 12, the day that Charles Darwin was born.
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Video: How to Make Radical Valentine Veggies

Hey, want to celebrate your love of your honey *and* your love of God's creation?
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