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Egypt Coverage Round Up

There's been a lot of fascinating coverage of the protest in Egypt today. Here's a round up of links and videos you may have missed:
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Mary and Martha: Women in Ministry in the 21st Century

I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha.
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Embrace Your Crisis of Faith

A crisis of faith -- when you seriously question whether what you believe/how you see/what you're committed to is actually true -- is a good thi
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Jordan Follows Egypt's Lead

The excitement in Cairo -- including the biggest crowd yet today in Tahrir Square -- has made it difficult to follow the development of protests elsewhere in the Arab world.
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Let's Be Honest About Egypt

It's time to be a little more honest about Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak is a dictator, and has run a brutal and corrupt police state for three decades.
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Prayer and Fasting for Egypt

An Egyptian friend living in Chicago just spoke with a pastor in Cairo. For security purposes, I have not used the name of the pastor in Cairo, but I do know him and deeply respect him.
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Egypt's Moment

"All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable." -- Henr
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Changing Bad Behavior at Davos

The contradictions here in Davos are enormous.
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Why We Opened Our Church to Muslims

In a recent article on Christianity Today's website, Jason Hood raised issues
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The True Meaning of Investing in our Future

Before the 2011 State of the Union address, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
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