The Common Good

God's Politics

Confusing our Kids

I catch up on my news in the airport. Yesterday I watched this obscure story about a second grader in Rhode Island who wore a baseball cap to school with soldiers carrying guns on the front.
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Israel Eases Gaza Blockade

The New York Times reports, "Under intense international pressure after its commandos killed nine activists aboard an
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Children, Church, and God

One of the joys of vacation Bible school (VBS) is watching what the kids take away from the week.
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Goodbye, Styrofoam Jesus

Last Monday evening, a massive storm front hit southwestern Ohio.
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Refusing Monsanto to Preserve Haiti

Editor's note: Recently, 10,000 Haitians marched in protest of hybrid seed which Monsanto had donated to the country
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The Gulf Spill Brings Christians to Lament

In early June, a week-long gathering at the Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School brought together a diverse group of Ch
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A Pledge to the Next Generation

We are witnessing a massive despoiling of God's creation that will impact ecosystems for generations. Our response must think that far ahead as well -- to our children and our children's children.
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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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New York Domestic Workers Call for Rights

Last spring while eating lunch I noticed a domestic worker poring over piles of Christian books.
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