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Signs of Evangelical Renewal

At a major conference at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, Massachusetts recently, 500 evangelicals met to discuss how to "renew the evangelical mission."
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Why I Choose to Be at Times, 'an Angry Asian Man'

We often speak of 'loving our neighbors,' but it's really hard when we don't even know our neighbors. I see this to be a growing problem -- not just in the Church but our larger society. Why is it so hard to meet and grow with our neighbors?
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What's Wrong with a 'Taxpayer Bill of Rights'

Voters in Maine and Washington state are being asked to vote this November on whether they want impose a rigid formula limit on state and local revenues and services.
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The Evil Insurance Company Repents, But the Stuggle for Reform Continues

Never underestimate the power of a determined family, the press, the internet, and an outraged public. Guardian Life has changed its policy and apologized to the Pearl family.
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We Need an Abrahamic Alliance of the 'Passionate Best'

For the next few days in Washington, D.C., 1,200 people are gathering in the name of a "pro-Israel, pro-peace" U.S. policy. Because of my broken leg, I can't be physically there. But my mind and spirit and 40 years of my work are there today.
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As the Climate Change Clock Ticks Toward Copenhagen, Global Activists Take to the Streets

Climate change has become a major worldwide grassroots movement -- one that doesn't acknowledge geographic or sociological borders.
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The Media's Favorite Catholic Culture Warrior

Just in time for Halloween, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is once again spooked about all those "radical secularists" lurking ominously behind ever corner.
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What Else Will Our Children Pay For?

Check out the FRC's latest ad opposing health-care reform:
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Cautious Optimism on Obama's New Sudan Policy

Activists greeted the Obama administration's
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Stories from Global Victims of Climate Change -- And an Interfaith Call to Action

What if the soul of the world had an alarm clock and it began ringing
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