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Can You Hear Them Now?

When I went to hear a staged reading of Lynn Nottage's play "Ruined," about the price of the ongoing war in Congo, last week, I had a stronger than usual motive to be sure to turn off my cell phone
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Human Trafficking, Justice, and CSI

I've gotten used to popular TV shows going the after-school special route and highlighting some issue or another. Granted, it boosts their ratings, but it also brings attention to issues that need attention.
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A Tale of Two Hospitals: How Sugar Water Helps Make Christmas Sad

This year we were planning to see my folks for Christmas. It won't happen.
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Continuing the Deadly Viper Conversation: Illuminating Gender Blind Spots

In response to Kathy Khang's recent blog post, "Unseen Privilege: Th
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Joint Response to Zondervan and Deadly Viper Authors from Asian American Leaders

To Mike Foster and Jud Wilhite, and the leaders of Zondervan Publishing,
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Some Final Reflections on Deadly Viper and Zondervan

Mike Foster, Jud Wilhite, and Zondervan acted in a decisive manner yesterday. Zondervan issued a statement that boldly declared their intention to pull the book off the shelves.
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Deadly Viper Backlash: Doing the Right Thing is Only the First Step

In case you hadn't heard, Zondervan made a major announcement yesterday regarding the De
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Thoughts on Zondervan's and Authors' Statements After Pulling of Deadly Viper Products

As many of you know, several Asian-American leaders and I have been in dialogue with both the authors of
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Tremendous Act of Repentance by Zondervan

Zondervan Statement Regarding Concerns Voiced About Deadly Viper: Character Assassins from Moe Girkins, President and CEO: Hello and thanks for your patience.
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Dinesh D'Souza, the New Atheism, and Constantinian Christianity

Last week at the Innovative Evangelism Conference, I got a chance to hear Dinesh D'Souza speak to a standing room only crowd.
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