Seeking justice for the oppressed. Working to end the connection of child slavery to chocolate. Helping heal a devastated Haiti. Mobilizing young people to respond to a story of redemption by imaginatively working to build a better world. I think many of us Christians would hope that those words were describing the work of the body of Christ, intent on following the path of Jesus Christ in this world. In this case, they are actually descriptions of the Harry Potter Alliance. That's right -- the Harry Potter Alliance.
As Valerie Weaver- Zercher writes in "Simple Living Becomes
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As genetically modified organisms (GMOs) become more prevalent, so do protests against them.
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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There's a scene in the film Food, Inc. that reveals the hypocrisy at the heart of U.S.
When I was in second grade handball was all the rage. We played it with big red rubber balls against backboards on the playground.
As an adolescent, I had a lot in common with my youngest brother in terms of my approach to my faith.