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November 13, 2006 Archives

Voice of the Day: Thomas Cahill on Prophets

posted by jmcgee

Prophets are, by their nature, inconvenient party-poopers. It is a mistaken notion that prophets can see the future. Rather, they tell us what is true right now. – Thomas Cahill, in Hey You, Listen Up! Sojourners, March-April 2003 + Sign […]

Verse of the Day: ‘Learn to do good’

posted by jmcgee

Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow. – Isaiah 1:16-17 + Sign […]

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

posted by jmcgee

the latest news on the lame duck Congress, the new Congress, Iraq, religious voters, conservatism, the minimum wage, arms sales, and select features and op-eds Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Lame […]

Brian McLaren: Compassion and Hope in the Haggard Scandal

posted by jmcgee

As a representative of the Red Letter Christians, I was asked the other day to participate in an NPR dialogue about the recent resignation of Ted Haggard. Two things struck me about the dialogue. First, compassion. The tone of the […]

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Audio: Jim Wallis on "Value Voters" on The Tavis Smiley Show
Last week Jim was on The Tavis Smiley Show and talked about how the changing political landscape will affect the upcoming '08 election. Jim and Ken Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state, debated and discussed both the impact of "value voters" on the election and what those values entail. + Down

posted 10:11:56am Oct. 16, 2007 | read full post »

Verse of the Day: 'peace to the far and the near'
I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will lead them and repay them with comfort, creating for their mourners the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and the near, says the Lord; and I will heal them. But the wicked are like the tossing sea that cannot keep still; its waters toss u

posted 9:35:01am Oct. 16, 2007 | read full post »

Daily News Digest (by Duane Shank)
the latest news on Mideast, Iran, Romney-Religious right, Blog action day, Turkey, SCHIP, Iran, Aids-Africa, India, Budget, Brownback-slavery apology, Canada, and selected op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Blog action day. Thousands of bloggers unite in blitz of green

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