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Chuck Colson’s Memorial Steeped in Prison Themes
Originally Posted: 05/16/2012 - 3:47pm | Type: Blog

Prison Fellowship founder and former Nixon aide Chuck Colson was memorialized Wednesday (May 16) at Washington National Cathedral in a service steeped in Scripture and prayers about prison and redemption. ...

Romney Learns How to Talk to Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 05/15/2012 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

It's no wonder that Mitt Romney won plaudits from evangelical bigwigs for his commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday. It showed he's learned how to talk to them--or at least, learned t ...

Chuck Colson to Be Buried at Quantico
Originally Posted: 04/24/2012 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

Prison Fellowship founder and Watergate figure Chuck Colson will be buried privately with full military honors at Quantico National Cemetery, with a public memorial service expected later at Washington Nationa ...

Remembering Charles Colson
Originally Posted: 04/26/2012 - 11:04am | Type: Blog

Charles Colson, former aide to President Richard Nixon and founder of Prison Fellowship, passed away Saturday at the age of 80. His death came as a result of complications of a brain hemorrhage. ...

The Top 10 Stories of April 23, 2012
Originally Posted: 04/25/2012 - 2:33pm | Type: Blog

<p><b>Quote of the day.</b><br /> &quot;Most people were spanked when they were kids, and they think that's the proper way to discipline. They make the erroneous correlation ...

News Analysis: 5 Reasons Why Obama is Losing the Contraception Fight
Originally Posted: 02/08/2012 - 7:04pm | Type: Blog

The White House has surprised observers and disappointed some liberal allies by signaling that it is willing to compromise and provide a broader religious exemption in its controversial regulations requiring a ...

Woody Allen and His Evangelical Fan Base (Yes, Really.)
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 10:40am | Type: Blog

Woody Allen, the iconic filmmaker, the quintessential agnostic Jewish New Yorker, has rabid fans in evangelical stalwarts Chuck Colson and Richard Land. Who knew? Michelle Boorste ...

Christians Must Call For This War to End
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

There is no more room or time for excuses. There is no more room or time for excuses. The war in Afghanistan -- now the longest war in American history -- no longer has any justif ...

Conviction and Civility
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

We are both evangelical Christians who believe that our treatment of the poor, weak, and most vulnerable is how a society is best biblically measured. We are both evangelical Chri ...

Kudos and Good News Coverage on the Glenn Beck Social Justice Debate
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Last week, <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/03/19/jim-wallis-loves-his-enemies-with-a-little-help-from-his-friends/">Don Miller was SojoFriend #1</a> for his eloquent framing of the Gle ...

'The Three Most Important Issues'?: What the Manhattan Declaration Gets Wrong
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2009/11/24/affirming-the-footnotes-what-the-manhattan-declaration-gets-right/">As I said in my previous post</a>, I can find things to applaud in the recent ...

Affirming the Footnotes: What the Manhattan Declaration Gets Right
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Although there are several points I find troubling, inaccurate, or misleading in the recent <a href="http://manhattandeclaration.org/">Manhattan Declaration</a>, and although I noticed th ...

Remembering Millard Fuller
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, died yesterday. Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, died yesterday. Poor and homeless of the world lose his ...