The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

Scripture and History Remind Us That We Are All Immigrants

Nearly five years ago my friends, Hector and Gabby and their five kids, entered the U.S. legally from Mexico in order to join the pastoral staff at my church, Willow Creek.
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Smashing Economic Idols

So I've been having a few interesting conversations about my book
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Notorious Arizona Sheriff has Federal Immigration Enforcement Role Revoked

Living in Maricopa County, Arizona, we are used to seeing our
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The Gospel According to the Conservative Bible Project

Recently, the Conservative Bible Project has made some headlines.
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The ACLJ and the Goldstone Report on Gaza War Crimes

A few days ago I received a mass e-mail from the ACLJ. For those who don't get their daily dose of Christian talk radio, ACLJ stands for the American Center for Law and Justice.
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Teaching Hope

My first job after college forever changed the way I prayed. Before I started it, I prayed that God would show me how to best serve him after receiving my diploma.
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Stopping Anti-Immigrant Violence at its Ideological Roots

November 8, 2009 will mark the one-year anniversary of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcello Lucero's brutal murder at the hands of seven high school teens in the infamously anti-immigrant Suffolk County,
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David vs. Oil-iath

I just saw a really good movie in which an overweight, pasty-looking guy makes outrageous statements related to capitalism.
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Jesus Didn't Overlook Gender, He Transcended It

Earlier this year I spent nearly one week at a Christian university.
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