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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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Reconciling Romans 7: My Christian Carbon Footprint, Part 1

Whenever I see holy hipster author-speakers flying around the world to peddle their products, I feel like hurling
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Remembering Christian Peacemaker Tom Fox on the Anniversary of His Death in Iraq

"Let's listen in now to the Marine Corps Band," the CNN commentator says. The camera pans across the Washington Mall. People, as far as the eye can see, waiting for the historic moment, the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, the first African American to ever hold this high office.
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New Violence Takes Aim at Northern Ireland's Hard-Won Peace

On Saturday night, two young soldiers preparing to go to Afghanistan were murdered in Antrim, Northern Ireland. Four other people, including two men delivering pizzas, were injured.
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Zimbabwe Prime Minister's Wife Killed in Car Crash

A dark cloud has descended on Zimbabwe.
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