The Common Good

God's Politics

This Election Season, Let's Focus on Truth and Civility

Let's try it. For the next six weeks before the election, let's focus on truth and civility.
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God Loves Gays, and So Should We

This summer, while at my favorite lake in Maine, I read Andrew Marin's powerful book,
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Why We Must Not Give Up on the DREAM Act

The DREAM Act did not pass with the National Defense Authorization Act yesterday, but we must not give up.
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Tearing Down Walls in Memphis

On a muggy Memphis night last week, Tiffany Kelly and Imani Phipps, both juniors at local high schools, sat at the top of the historic Levitt Shell amphitheater as chants of "One Memphis, One Love"
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Justice in the Hole: A New Way to Educate

I think about the gospel as being a new way of seeing the world. Jesus would empower people that usually did not have power in their normal day to day life.
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Our DREAMS Deferred, Our Hearts Emboldened

Over the past five days, we've asked you and urged you to contact your senators in support of the DREAM Act -- legislation that creates a p
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A Peace Movement Victory Against Drones

[Editor's Note: Every once in a while there is a landmark court case for the cause of freedom and justice.
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DREAM Act 101: What You Need to Know

In the last few weeks, the DREAM Act has become a source of hope for many and a source of debate and speculation for others.
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Standing Up for Justice

Should you not walk in the fear of our God?
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George W. Bush Led on AIDS. Will Obama?

The world needs President Barack Obama to be a global leader on HIV/AIDS.
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