The Common Good

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Waking the Church to Just Consumerism

The Hebrew scriptures recount time and again how God blesses the earth with enough provision and food for its inhabitants.
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The Story and Voice of Sung-Bong Choi

Have you heard the story of Sung-Bong Choi? I absolutely love these kinds of stories. And it's not that I just love these kinds of stories, I need these kinds of stories. Perhaps, we all need these kind of stories.
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Pentecost: The Coming of the Wild Goose

This Sunday is Pentecost. For 50 days, a group of 120 followers of Jesus waited. Their teacher, for whom they had left all they had, was now gone. Judas, one of their own, betrayed their master and then killed himself. The comforter they had been promised had not yet come.
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How Peer Pressure Creates Social Change

People are rarely swayed by information alone.
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An Alternative to Abortion: Imagine the Story We Can Live Out

After my recent intense post about the rapture that has come and gone, I thought I'd write about a very light topic:
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Navy Honors and Discredits C

No one delivers sad irony quite like the United States Military. Yesterday the U.S.
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Nakba Day Protests: Palestine's Arab Spring?

The scenes were stunning: Hundreds of demonstrators pouring across the fence between Syria and the Israeli occupied Golan Heights.
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Why People of Color Should Attend the Wild Goose Festival

This June, I plan to attend the Wild Goose Festival, an arts, music, justice, and spirituality festival in Shakori Hills, North Carolina. My appeal to you is simple.
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Harold Camping, Rapture, and Jesus

The rapture date and prediction has come and gone.
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Chipotle Firings: One Story of a Broken Immigration System

Just over one month ago, a few dozen fired employees demonstrated outside a Chipotle one block from Sojourners' office. The employees reported that they were taken to the back of the store during their 30-minute break and were dismissed without warning.
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