The Common Good

God's Politics

Egypt's Power Vacuum

For an entire week now we've watched tens of thousands of Egyptians march demanding a change in government. The police force has collapsed. The army is out in force. Residents are policing their own neighborhoods. President Mubarak is weighing his options. And the West is wondering what will happen next.
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Egypt Coverage Round Up

There's been a lot of fascinating coverage of the protest in Egypt today. Here's a round up of links and videos you may have missed:
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Mary and Martha: Women in Ministry in the 21st Century

I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha.
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Embrace Your Crisis of Faith

A crisis of faith -- when you seriously question whether what you believe/how you see/what you're committed to is actually true -- is a good thi
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Jordan Follows Egypt's Lead

The excitement in Cairo -- including the biggest crowd yet today in Tahrir Square -- has made it difficult to follow the development of protests elsewhere in the Arab world.
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Let's Be Honest About Egypt

It's time to be a little more honest about Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak is a dictator, and has run a brutal and corrupt police state for three decades.
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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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