The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

A House of Prayer for All Races

I was privileged the last few days to be in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Looking Towards South Sudan's Referendum

[Editor's Note: As Sudan prepares for the key January 9 referendum in which South Sudan will decide whether to become independent, as outlined by the 2005 agreement which ended
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Recipes for Resistance: Cooking With GMOs

As genetically modified organisms (GMOs) become more prevalent, so do protests against them.
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Who Will Speak for Our Nation's Soul?

Abraham Lincoln said, "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." Has America started down this road? Yes.
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Xenophobia 101

"We need immigration reform
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Is Women's Leadership in the Church a Primary Issue?

If you are concerned about the question of gender and Christian faith you have probably heard someone say, "Yes, the woman's question is important, but it is not a 'primary issue.'" What is at the
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Not Happy with the Results? Hallelujah, Anyhow

I am not happy with the results of the 2010 elections. I think the elections turned on misinformation, anger, and fear.
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Political Games in Dead-Serious Times

Some brief observations on the 2010 election season which, thankfully, has come to an end:
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