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Friday Links Round-Up

Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:
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No Sense in Washington About Sudan

The countdown is on to next year's independence referendum in so
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Get Hateful Ads Off the Bus

When I saw news reports about bus ads protesting the
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Choices Make Changes

"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925)
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Death By Ministry: Why is Being a Pastor so Unhealthy?

Several years ago, I spent several hours/week doing research (and meeting with other pastors) about pastoral health and vitality for my denomination.
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Reel Images of Immigration: Dying to Live: A Migrant's Journey

[Editor's Note: This week we will have a series of reviews on films with a focus on immigration. Check back each day for a new film review, and visit www.faithandimmigration.org for more information]
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Living By Faith in Afghanistan

As reflection on the killing of ten aid workers from the International Assistance Mission (IAM) in Afghanistan continu
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Does Awareness Equal Activism?

On May 2, 1963, African-American kids all over Birmingham, Alabama heard a D.J. from WENN announce, "Kids, there's going to be a party at the park. Bring your toothbrushes because lunch will be served." This was a coded call for a mass demonstration. Eight hundred kids, some as young as six, skipped school.
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Reel Images of Immigration: Made in L.A.

[Editor's Note: This week we will have a series of reviews on films with a focus on immigration. Check back each day for a new film review, and visit www.faithandimmigration.org for more information]
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