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Cairo is Burning, Mr. President

While watching live footage from Egypt over the past few weeks, over and over my question has been, so what can I do?
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Friday Links Round Up: Rosa Parks. Football Injuries. Egypt.

Rosa Parks. Football Injuries. Egypt. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
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How to Pray for Egypt

Here is a new update from my friend, Wafik Wahba, Associate Professor of Global Christianity at Tyndale University and Seminary.
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Why It Makes Jesus Cry When UnitedHealthcare Screws People

This week UnitedHealthcare told a stroke victim that her health insurance with them does not include the rehabilitation necessary for her to walk, eat, or speak again.
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Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks would have been 98 years old this Friday, February 4, 2011. As I watch the people in Egypt march, my mind goes to her legacy. Years ago she said, ?"I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear."
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Cast Off the Stupor of Indifference

Today I want to focus on the people of Egypt -- those million or more who have gathered in Tahrir Square, both as a united, insistent, revolutionary body, and as individuals -- professors and bake
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Closer to God, Closer to the Poor: A President's Speech

I was able to attend the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday morning and noted two important things about
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Egypt Coverage Round Up II

The situation in Egypt continues to stun the world. Today we heard reports of attacks on journalists and human rights workers. In an interview with ABC's Christiane Amanpour, Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak declared, "I would never run away.
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President Obama and the National Prayer Breakfast

Hi everyone. I'm currently in Washington, D.C.
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Experimenting With Holiness

What does it mean to be holy? That has been the question revolving in my mind this morning.
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