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Project Safe Surrender
Originally Posted: 12/05/2011 - 4:56pm | Type: Blog

Project Safe Surrender is not quite Jubilee— offenders aren’t guaranteed amnesty — but there is a taste of the Resurrection. Can’t get to court? Then go to church. Clergy in a ...

Latin American Churches Criticize U.S. Budget Debate, Support 'Circle of Protection'
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

More than 140 prominent Protestant leaders from 12 Latin American countries have signed an "open letter to the Christian churches of the United States," asking American Christians to stand with &qu ...

Walmart's New Urban Strategy Comes With a Lousy Track Record
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

Walmart has launched a charm offensive as part of its new urban strategy to impose smaller versions of its big box in inner cities across the country. It has proposed four stores for Washington, D.C. ...

Health Reform: A Major First Step
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href=""></a>As I watched our president present his plan to pass the health refo ...