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October 2007 Archives

According to the World Wildlife Fund, each of us needs about 2.5 acres of arable land to be sustained with needed food. Then we need to add another two acres or so – enough land to sustain the plants and […]

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If you want to find out what it means to be a hero, you could do worse than seeing two current documentaries: In the Shadow of the Moon and The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. Shadow consists of […]

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Here’s an intriguing SAT-style question. Ann Coulter is to Christianity as … (A) Dr. James Dobson is to Sponge Bob Square Pants(B) The new thought movement is to common sense(C) Marilyn Manson is to Satanism(D) Dick Cheney is to gun […]

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Last evening I attended a reception and dinner in Washington for evangelical Christian leaders, which is not an unusual event here. But the topic and, especially, the main speaker would seem highly unusual to many. The event, called “A Global […]

Mamta, a winsome, wide-eyed girl of 12 moves through her daily chores in a poor household in India. Although still a child, her life has little play, and she will too soon be bearing the full responsibilities and burdens of […]

Two days after my blog post about the University of St. Thomas’ controversial decision to bar Archbishop Desmond Tutu from a speaking engagement on campus, a letter was sent to students, faculty, and staff on behalf of university president Father […]

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Children possess naturally the essential elements for having faith. The Kingdom of God is first perceived in the world children know best. Children, therefore, have as much to offer adults as adults have to offer children-perhaps more. – John H. […]

For I the Lord love justice, I hate robbery and wrongdoing; I will faithfully give them their recompense, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them. – Isaiah 61:8 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of […]

Earlier this week we posted an open letter from Tony Campolo in response to a Christianity Today column by Stan Guthrie, “When Red is Blue,” in their November issue that was critical of the Red Letter Christians concept. CT has […]

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