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Guns & the Future of Ministry

Like many, my heart broke Sunday with the news of another mass shooting. The fact that this tragedy occurred at

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Ted Kennedy & Jerry Falwell (1983)

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Pro-Life but Anti-Health Care?

Okay, I’m taking the bait and entering into the traitorous waters of the health care reform debate. To be upfront,

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Teaching Religion in Public Schools

Next month I will be participating on a panel with a Jewish rabbi, a secular humanist, a Muslim, and a

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A Pro-Life Kennedy?

Ross Douthat has an insightful op-ed in The New York Times comparing Ted Kennedy with his sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

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Chicago 2016 (The Reps)

The Olympics are about athletics, competition, and the power of sport to draw the nations of the world together. It’s

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Religious

Many people I know have an impression of Christianity based largely upon what they see while surfing the television—an impression that

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What Would Jesus Do… About Health Care?

An interesting debate has been started on the Jackson Sun website. The newspaper’s editorial page editor, Tom Bohs, wrote a

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Bush’s Speechwritier on Rhetoric & Reality

You may think writing a sermon every week is challenging work, but imagine writing speeches everyday for the leader of

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