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May 2011 Archives

For some time, anti-trafficking activists, myself included, have urged Hershey’s to take steps to remove slave labor from its product supply. My friends at Change.org are currently featuring an important petition I hope will help make the difference in this […]

“Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.” -Romans 13:7 Memorial Day is the time of the year we honor those who serve […]

People often ask me why I am involved in activist issues as a Christian. I tell people, “For the Bible tells me so.” Here are some of my favorite verses for your reflection for this Sunday: He has shown you, […]

People keep asking my view on the Harold Camping issue. Here is a repost of a recent article I did for the Ankerberg Theological Research Institute. It briefly explains the math involved and the fallacies of Camping view. +++ After […]

MSNBC reported today American home foreclosures accounted for 28 percent of all home sales, a share nearly six times higher than what it would be in a healthy housing market. Yes, this is depressing news. Some would even call it […]

According to Mashable.com’s Pete Cashmore, a study released this week revealed that 47% of Facebook users have swear words on their pages. We’ve all heard the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” […]

In Joplin’s recent tornado, local church building did not escape damage. Many were destroyed or damaged. But those that remain standing have become a beautiful picture of faith in action. Why? These church facilities have now become shelters for those […]

You want some major free publicity for your cause? Just predict the end of the world. The strategy appears to work well for Harold Camping. After failed date setting attempts in 1994 and now May 21, 2011, Camping remains undaunted […]

Yes, you read that right. Another deadly tornado has hit, this time in Joplin, Missouri. 89 are confirmed dead. The number is likely to climb. As you read this headline, please stop whatever you are doing to take a moment […]

I’m writing this on Friday. My prediction is that when this posts on Sunday, the world did not end. If it did, I will not be reading or responding to comments, tweets, Facebook, email, text messages, or any other forms […]