The Common Good

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Neighbors We May Rarely See

I don't know about you, but I rarely, if ever travel the road from Jerusalem to Jericho. I've heard it's a rough neighborhood -- people get robbed, beaten and left for dead.
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Continuing an Honest Conversation on Race

I want to follow up on yesterday's post which I believe has broken the record for the longest title in history:
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The Deadly Viper Conversation: 'We're sorry. We didn't know. We want to learn. How do we do that?'

Wednesday afternoon I was part of a conversation with the authors of Deadly Viper (and Chris Huertz) and a number of Asian-American leaders.
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An Apology from Deadly Viper Authors Mike Foster and Jud Wilhite

An update to an ongoing discussion with our Asian and Asian-American friends.
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Deadly Viper Blind Spots: When Uninformed Intentions Have Hurtful Outcomes

One of the toughest parts of being the author of a book about racial reconciliation is that when the latest racial incident flares up, everyone expects you to chime in with your two cents.
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How Deadly Viper Character Assassins Undermines its Message with Co-opted Culture

An open letter to Zondervan and to Mike Foster and Jud Wilhite, authors of Deadly Viper Character Assassin: A Kung Fu Survival Guide for Life and Leadership.
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What a Neighborhood Elder Taught Me About Interfaith Prayer

A story I have written about before and preached on time and time again recently took on new meaning for me.
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Audio: For God So Loved the World

In this clip, Pastor Efrem expands on the very familiar verse John 3:16.
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A Child's Prayer and a Parent's Predicament

A Facebook friend sent me a link to a wonderful YouTube video.
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