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Haiti: God's Love is Greater

By now you have heard that there was a major earthquake in Haiti yesterday, which brought much of Port-au-Prince to the ground and also devastated other areas where our ministries work.
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Haiti and Anti-Evangelist Pat Robertson's 'Gospel' of Disgrace

Sam Harris, Richard Dawkin, and Christopher Hitchens have nothing on the greatest evangelist of atheism today, Pat Robertson.
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Michael Steele and Racially Insensitive or Racist Comments

100114-michael-steeleI am writing to educate Michael Steele and those whose understanding of Native Americans are as superficial as his. On January 4th Steele, the leader of the Republican Party, held up his hand in the old Indian parody style of "how," and he accompanied the gesture with the words, "honest Injun."

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The Televangelist and the Archbishop: Contrasting Christian Responses to Haiti's Tragedy

Upon learning of the ruinous earthquake that leveled most of Haiti, my wife and I felt sadness and horror, as well as concern for the affected, their families, and friends.
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Haiti: God Is Suffering With Those Who Are Suffering

There are times when events make everything else pale in comparison.
+Continue Reading'w an Dey: My Lament for Haiti'w an Dey... "Haiti believe in God," reads a friend's Google mail status.
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Avatar and The Blind Side: The Never-ending Messianic Complex Story

The last two movies that my wife and I had the chance to watch were Avatar and The Blind Side. Not sure how that happened, but both movies had very rich missiological and race themes to them. Or maybe I just see everything in that way.
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