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January 1, 1970 Archives

The Bible clearly and repeatedly teaches a fundamental point that we have often overlooked. At the crucial moments when God displayed mighty acts in history to reveal [God’s] nature and will, God also intervened to liberate the poor and oppressed. […]

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Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of the destitute. Speak out, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy. – Proverbs 31:8-9 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day […]

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Everyone now agrees. The mid-term elections were a clear referendum on the war in Iraq. The results are in – the American people want an alternative to the disastrous course of President Bush’s deadly policies. Voters rejected Bush’s war by […]

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the latest news on the Iraq war, Israel-Palestine, Obama and the election, the Pope in Turkey, and select op-eds Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Iraq–cost. Wars wearing down military gear at […]

Five years ago I traveled to Nairobi to witness firsthand the devastating toll of the AIDS pandemic. I walked the streets of Kibera with a group of courageous and compassionate community health workers. We visited the dilapidated homes of the […]

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