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How to Stop the Next Food Crisis (It's Easier than You Think)

Here's what the news stories aren't telling you about the bill Senator Dodd brought out yesterday: it could spell life or death for
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A 'Big Tent' in Dallas

For those who came to the Justice Revival's free opening night program (featuring former United Methodist District Superintendent and Texas State House Rep. Dr.
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For God and Country (in that Order)

Nobody today will be able to celebrate our many veterans without the memory of Fort Hood
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What Do You Get When You Cross Micah 6 with John 3:16?

Well, you get progressive evangelicals -- a people who unite those two things too long separated: the invitation to become followers of Jesus and the call to join the struggle for the creation of just societies. What is it that progressive evangelicals do?
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More Walls Need to Fall

As we celebrate the tearing down of the Berlin Wall, let us reflect on walls that are currently being built across the U.S.-Mexico border as well as in Bethlehem and the West Bank.
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Push Pause Now!

Do you find yourself adding more to your to-do list, even though you already feel overwhelmed? Are your weekends just as jam-packed as your workdays?
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Conservative Evangelicals and Immigration

A few weeks ago, I sat and listened attentively as a series of American religious leaders explained to several members of a
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Beat the Defense Budget into a Plowshare

Almost exactly 4 years ago, more than 100 faith leaders from around the country went to jail together as we prayed for a moral budget and lamented the current one.
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Freedom from Fear in the Health-Care Debate

There comes a moment when we can say a word or speak a concept so often that it loses meaning and simply becomes sound. The concept becomes exhausted, thin, one-dimensional.
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Zimbabwe's Cycle of Crisis

The outcome of regional intervention in Zimbabwe has been a thirty day ultimat
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