The Common Good

God's Politics

Why We Must Challenge Society's Notions of Beauty

The earliest representations of Jesus show him eating and healing. In both instances, those who shared the scenes with Jesus included misfits, outcasts, the infirm, and the impoverished.
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Non-Cooperation with Evil in the Streets of Arizona

The clock nudged toward midnight on a cool Arizona summer evening.
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Balancing Stillness and Action

Like many others who are currently unemployed or partially employed, this seminary graduate finds herself with unexpected time on her hands.
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The Summer of Our Discontent

Remember January 2009? That month, the country witnessed the historic inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America.
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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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