The Common Good

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Activism Works Against Sex Trafficking

Atlanta activists say years of work to combat the trafficking and prostitution of girls in Georgia -- work described in "
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A Crucial Time for Sudan

With only 88 days left until the independence referendum in southern Sudan -- unless it is delayed by Khartoum's foot-dragging tactics -- the eyes of
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Toward the House of Levi

I was invited to be the guest preacher one Sunday this summer at a church in a suburb of my city, Denver, Colorado.
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Patriotism and Idolatry

This meditation is part of a dialog on Patheos.com about the question, "So, when does patriotism pass over into idolatry?"
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Friday Links Round Up: Giving Up on Washington. Afghanistan. Kimchi.

Giving up on Washington. Afghanistan. Kimchi. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Political Meltdown

It is very difficult to observe the current political landscape and not conclude that the process has seriously broken down.
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Proclaim Jubilee: Why I March for Economic Justice

It's been ten years since the prophetic call to Jubilee was made in 2000.
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Who's Holding Back U.S. Aid to Haiti?

On Friday, September 24, at 3 p.m. a violent and terrifying storm erupted over Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Grass-Roots Practitioners, in Their Own Words

From September 7 to 11, the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) celebrated 20 years of restoring under-resourced communities.
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