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Thoughts on Zondervan's and Authors' Statements After Pulling of Deadly Viper Products

As many of you know, several Asian-American leaders and I have been in dialogue with both the authors of
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Tremendous Act of Repentance by Zondervan

Zondervan Statement Regarding Concerns Voiced About Deadly Viper: Character Assassins from Moe Girkins, President and CEO: Hello and thanks for your patience.
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Dinesh D'Souza, the New Atheism, and Constantinian Christianity

Last week at the Innovative Evangelism Conference, I got a chance to hear Dinesh D'Souza speak to a standing room only crowd.
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Build, Don't Destroy in Afghanistan: An Open Letter to President Obama

Your voice is being heard. Already, thousands of you have signed a letter and contacted the White House urging a new way forward in Afghanistan.
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The Mammogram Panic, or, False Positives Are No Picnic

Inhale through your nose (be sure your abdomen moves, not just your chest). Exhale through your mouth. Slowly, now ...
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Unseen Privilege: The Overlooked Gender Dimension of the 'Deadly Viper' Conversation

In the eight years I worked specifically with Christian Asian American college students, I knew that my gender would get in the way.
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Biden on the Bailouts: 'Socialism for the Rich, and Capitalism for the poor'

091118-biden-daily-showJoe Biden admitted last night on The Daily Show that the billions of dollars we've spent on big bank bailouts is "socialism for the rich, and capitalism for the poor." No kidding. There's been much consternation related to the bailout of Wall Street. And even though ...

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Low-Hanging Fruit in the Fight Against World Hunger

The World Summit on Food Security ended today in Rome, with words about cutting hunger, but no real progress on one of hunger's key causes: specula
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Obama's Bow and R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The gospel according to Aretha Franklin says: "R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to me." Biblical wisdom teaches: "Give everyone what you owe him. If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor." (Romans 13:7 NIV)
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Sarah Palin, Newsweek Cover, and Sexism

Sarah Palin is all over the news -- just like she wants. And before you criticize her, she and her team have a strategy and they're implementing it well to ensure that her persona is before the American public until the next Presidential election. Like her or not, get used to seeing and hearing much about Palin.
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