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Experimenting With Holiness

What does it mean to be holy? That has been the question revolving in my mind this morning.
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Call on Obama: Tell Mubarak to Leave Now

By all journalistic reports, it was the Egyptian government of President Hosni Mubarak that sent thousands of armed thugs into Tahrir Square and the streets of Cairo yesterday to bring violence to w
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Reagan's Legacy

This Sunday would be Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday, and the predictable tributes have come from across the political spectrum.
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The Egyptian Drama and Israel

Within the American news cycle, the front-and-center story about Egypt has three areas of interest: What will it mean for Egypt?
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The Tiger Mother In Us

By now, you've surely heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article enti
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What Egyptians Want: Jobs, Food, Peace

I love going to the gym in the mornings. It gives me a chance to watch the news. It also gives me a chance to compare the differences between the major networks and how they cover the events of the day.
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The Big Thug Must Go

I am watching the television as Mubarak's thugs attack peaceful demonstrators in the streets of Cairo. Tahrir Square is now a scene of terrible violence.
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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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