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Micah Bales

Micah Bales is a founding member of Friends of Jesus, a new Quaker Christian community, and has been an organizer with Occupy Our Homes DC. A communications and web strategist by trade, he is employed by Friends United Meeting — an international Quaker denominational body. You can read more of his work at his blog at www.micahbales.comor follow him on Twitter.

Blog Posts by Micah Bales

Posted by Micah Bales 11 weeks 4 days ago
A couple of folks I really respect – Kate Gould of Friends Committee on National Legislation (aka, the Quaker Lobby), and Jim Wallis of Sojourners – were recently on the O’Reilly Factor. For those of...
Posted by Micah Bales 14 weeks 3 days ago
I’m very offended. Or so I’m told. As a believing Christian, I’m supposed to be deeply troubled by the remarks that President Barack Obama delivered at the recent National Prayer Breakfast...
Posted by Micah Bales 1 year 14 weeks ago
A couple years ago, a survey found that one in five Americans don’t identify with any religion. For Americans under 30, the number was far higher – more like one third. This report is being cited...
Posted by Micah Bales 1 year 16 weeks ago
Tuesday was a big day here in Washington, D.C. The president of the United States addressed both houses of Congress and the Supreme Court, laying out his State of the Union. In this annual...
Posted by Micah Bales 1 year 28 weeks ago
This morning at breakfast, I was reading an article in the newspaper about how the Affordable Care Act is negatively affecting some individuals — especially those who buy their own...