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Why We Need Criminal Justice Reform

The nearly 2.3 million people in U.S.
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The Most Controversial Prayer at the National Prayer Breakfast? A Prayer for Peace

The National Prayer Breakfast is based on broad inclusivity, inviting "individuals of various nationalities, religi
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'Christians and Muslims, We Are All Egyptians'

While much of the prognostication about Egypt's future has focused on the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat that it could pose to Egypt's Christian minority, one need only view the massive demonstrations that have roiled the streets of Cairo, Suez, and Alexandria to recognize th
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The Spiritual Power of Imagination

Being blind in one eye has made me forever see in just two. While playing basketball, tennis, and hiking, I have always tried to imagine what it must be like to see in 3-D.
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Cairo is Burning, Mr. President

While watching live footage from Egypt over the past few weeks, over and over my question has been, so what can I do?
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Friday Links Round Up: Rosa Parks. Football Injuries. Egypt.

Rosa Parks. Football Injuries. Egypt. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
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How to Pray for Egypt

Here is a new update from my friend, Wafik Wahba, Associate Professor of Global Christianity at Tyndale University and Seminary.
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Why It Makes Jesus Cry When UnitedHealthcare Screws People

This week UnitedHealthcare told a stroke victim that her health insurance with them does not include the rehabilitation necessary for her to walk, eat, or speak again.
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Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks would have been 98 years old this Friday, February 4, 2011. As I watch the people in Egypt march, my mind goes to her legacy. Years ago she said, ?"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear."
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Cast Off the Stupor of Indifference

Today I want to focus on the people of Egypt -- those million or more who have gathered in Tahrir Square, both as a united, insistent, revolutionary body, and as individuals -- professors and bake
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