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How refreshing it was to be in the presence of leaders of faith are more interested in the needs of the poor and the call of Christ than in being "conformed to this world" and its shallow interests or reducing gospel concerns to a few hot-button social and sexual issues.
According to a report from the PRRI, when white evangelical Protestants heard about Freddie Gray’s death, they were likely to say that it was just an isolated incident.
Baltimore is a parable, a story that can teach us important lessons, and one in which we are still missing the most important lessons.
If we want to understand and do justice to important things in our world, we have to notice the "soft ideas" which face our hard and harsh realities.
More than 50 Christian leaders voiced our support for the framework of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the P5+1 nations (the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany) concerning Iran's nuclear program.
Patience, persistence, and wisdom are now required of us all. It's a season of hope. It's time for a choice to "hope but verify."
Despite religious differences, whether discrimination against gay and lesbian people in the public square is legitimate should be answered with a resounding "no."
My question became: What bridge we will now have to cross?
This is not a post-racial America, especially in regard to our policing and criminal justice systems. Ferguson has become a teaching parable for the nation.
Standing outside the prison that night, Tragesser couldn't see it as anything but an act of God.