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Friday Links Round Up: Commuter Traffic. October 30. DREAMers.

Commuter Traffic. October 30. DREAMers. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Welcome, Elizabeth Warren!

It's a great thing that Elizabeth Warren has just been appointed an advisor to the newly-created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which will help protect consumers from incomprehensible and pr
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Remember the DREAMers, Remember Their Dreams

[Editor's note: The Senate will be voting on the
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Women in Ministry: Following Christ's Example

I recently spoke to a pastor who made his case for not supporting women as senior pastors. "I've asked many men this question," he said.
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Poverty is Not a Dirty Word

Just a few years ago, I remember how often people would be surprised when I told them that one in six children lived in poverty in America.
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The New Consumer: Has the Recession Changed Us?

As young kids, my sister and I always loved to rummage through my grandmother's basement.
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Salvation Through Doctrine or Christ?

I've been getting into trouble lately.
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What Kind of Church Do We Want?

My wife Sarah and I recently moved to Baltimore and are knee-deep in that time-honored tradition of relocation: church shopping.
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The Woman With the Bent Back

Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And just then, there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years.
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No One is "Illegal"

Today is a day of hope for immigration reform. More than 500 immigration activists and faith leaders have gathered in Washington, D.C. to call on Congress to act on immigration reform. They represent the tens of thousands of you reading SojoMail today who, over the past few years, have taken action on immigration reform.
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