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Three Ways to Remind Hospitals Why They Exist

What to do as a Christian when presented with an injustice? I missed.
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We Needed a New Approach in Afghanistan -- and This Isn't It

The decision by President Obama to send additional troops to Afghanistan saddens me. I believe it is a mistake, it is the wrong direction for U.S.
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World AIDS Day and Rosa Parks' Civil Disobedience

December 1 is World AIDS Day. December 1 is also the day that Rosa Parks refused to yield her seat on a bus in Montgomery.
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The U.S. Shouldn't Bless Honduras's Flawed Elections

Elections took place Sunday, Nov. 29 in Honduras with National Party leader Porfirio Lobo declared the winner.
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Beyond 'Diversity': New Creation and a Mestizo Vision

"Integration" and "diversity" do not express God's purpose for reconciliation deeply enough. What we need is a fresh paradigm that declares our new culture in Christ.
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Death on the Border: Who's the Criminal Here?

As a community of faith and conscience in Southern Arizona, we have seen more than a decade of deadly border enforcement, free trade, and immigration policies destroying habitat and home for many.
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Lamenting Churches Labeled by Race

So there is something on my mind, and I'm not quite sure how to approach the subject.
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Video: Jim Wallis and Eboo Patel

At Interfaith Youth Core's conference, Dr. Eboo Patel talks to Jim Wallis about Jim's personal faith journey and the potential for interfaith cooperation.
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Fair Trade Christmas Lists and Links

So the stores are playing Christmas music and down here in Texas the highs are only the 70s and 80s, so the holiday season must be upon us.
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