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M2EP Live: First Night Photos

Here are a few photos from Sunday evening's activities.
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M2EP Live: Why We're Here

Before and after the worship service tonight, I got a chance to chat with just a few of the thousand-plus people coming to the Mobilization. Here's what they had to say:
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M2EP Live Video: Sojo Offices Before The Mobilization

Sojourners staff is hard at work preparing for the upcoming Mobilization to End Poverty. I decided to take my handy little flipcam around the office to see how everyone was doing.
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M2EP Live: Blogging and Twitter from the Mobilization to End Poverty

Here in the Sojo offices, all is abustle as we complete preparations for The Mobilization to End Poverty (it's not too late for you to make plans to a
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The Hole in Our Gospel: Interview with World Vision's Richard Stearns

As the pastor of a church with a deep desire to love others as Christ would, I've recently been telling folks, "If you only read one book this year, then you must read
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Culture War Casualties: Responding to Carrie Prejean and Bullying Suicides

Last week Carrie Prejean, also known as the former Miss California, lost the Miss U.S.A.
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Poem: Through the Eyes of the Beholder

This piece was written as a personal testimony as to how we can use scripture to liberate us from mental and physical bondage. Through the Eyes of the Beholder is dedicated to all of us who struggle with insecurities; that we may know how to alter our perceptions to see ourselves and others through God's eyes.

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Turning the Focus Beyond Gender Stereotypes

Do you find yourself reluctant to attend women's retreats because they tend to focus on things like fashion, women's emotions, crafts, and new forms of stomach exercises?
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Voices of Global Climate Change, Part II: Leo Atakpu

Nigerian activist Leo Atakpu is a busy guy -- he advocates for debt cancellation, opposes water privatization, and speaks out against climate change.
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Voices of Global Climate Change, Part I: Fe' Kaho Tevi

Often, when we hear about global warming, what we get on the news is statistics that are hard to take in.
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