The Common Good

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Dear President Obama (An Open Letter on Afghanistan)

I am a loyal supporter of your presidency. I worked hard in the campaign and have never been as proud of my country as I was when we elected you.
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God Does not Heed my Snotty Opinions About Evangelicals

How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God
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Without Health-Care Reform, the Customer Is Always Wrong

From my up-close-and-personal perspective as a cancer survivor, I couldn't agree more with LaVonne Neff's main point: it is the system, rather than insurance corporations, that is to blame for 18,000 unnecessary deaths a year
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Have You Thought About Nuclear Weapons Today?

The day one is detonated, it will be the only thing anyone will think about ... which is why we need to apply the biblical vision of "turning swords into plowshares" to nuclear weapons.
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One Day's Wages

We are excited to announce the launch of One Day's Wages -- an international grassroots movement dedicated to ending extreme global poverty. We are certainly not the first and thankfully, not the last.
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National Association of Evangelicals Provides Moral Model on Immigration Reform

After nearly two years of collective scripture study, discernment, and dialogue, on Oct.
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It's Time for a Justice Revival

"It's time." "Dallas needs this." Those are the two statements Aaron Graham (Sojourners' Justice Revival Coordinator) and I heard over and over again as we visited pastors and other community leaders all over the city, lifting up the vision of a Dallas Justice Revival.
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