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God's Politics

Prayer and Fasting for Egypt

An Egyptian friend living in Chicago just spoke with a pastor in Cairo. For security purposes, I have not used the name of the pastor in Cairo, but I do know him and deeply respect him.
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Egypt's Moment

"All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable." -- Henr
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Changing Bad Behavior at Davos

The contradictions here in Davos are enormous.
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Why We Opened Our Church to Muslims

In a recent article on Christianity Today's website, Jason Hood raised issues
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The True Meaning of Investing in our Future

Before the 2011 State of the Union address, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
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Friday Links Round Up: The Pope. Budgeting. Egypt.

The Pope. Budgeting. Egypt. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Immigrant Rights as Human Rights

The issues surrounding immigration are politically complex and emotionally charged, especially at a time when many Americans are experiencing severe economic distress.
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Values at Davos

Yesterday was the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, a little mountain village in Switzerland, where each January corporate CEOs, heads of state, and leaders of nonprofit organizations
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Our Military Spending and Spiritual Death

In Tuesday evening's generally well-received State of the Union speech, President Obama appealed to the center with talk of reducing the deficit and controlling federal spending.
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Understanding the Protests in Egypt

The massive anti-government protests that flared in Egypt yesterday, in which
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