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Hope for Women in Ministry

I don't honestly think about "women in ministry issues" a whole lot. I guess I just go about my work not thinking of myself as a female pastor, just a pastor. I have almost never felt directly discounted for being a woman in my work.
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Earth to G-20 Part 2: The Hidden Treasure of the IMF

[continued from part one] Recently, Neil Watkins took some time to answer a few questions fr
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Earth to G-20: 'The Developing World is too Big to Fail'

Recently, Neil Watkins took some time to answer a few questions from Sojourners assistant editor Elizabeth Palmberg about the upcoming G-20 meeting, the global economic crisis, and hel
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Is the 'Ebony Experiment' Wrong?

An article in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention this week.
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Prosecuting the Potluckers: Activists Face Legal Challenges for Feeding the Homeless

Jim Wallis wrote a great post last week entitled "Potluck Perspective." Unfortunately, sharing food with 'the least of these' is again drawing the ire of those un
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From Eco-Flying to Webinars: My Christian Carbon Footprint, Part 4

Norwegian Lutheran guilt ... is that what I feel every time I get on a plane to do my job as an organizational transition coach? Or is it deeper than that?
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Verse of the Day: 'When kindred live together in unity'

How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down upon the beard,
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