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Former Falwell aide reflects on a controversial and productive life

Last week I had a cup of coffee and a good visit with Nelson Keener,  my friend and former colleague on the Prison Fellowship senior mangement team in the 1980s.  We’re many years from our work together, but we share … Continue reading

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Weekend Blogpost: Pro-life Cover of TIME, Is Debt “W’s” Fault, Christians Wielding the Political Sword, and more

 1.   The First Nine Months of Your Life:  Mere Comments points to the cover and cover story in the Oct. 4 Time magazine, that could suggest that the editors are acknowledge what many of us see as self evident: life … Continue reading

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CT Review of A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions

Nice review by Christianity Today of the terrfic book  A Climate for Change by my friends Katherine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley.  Mark Galli writes: I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of both the alarmist cries and defensive denials about … Continue reading

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Does the earth care if you drive a hybrid? A Christian (who is a scientist) responds to George Will column

Don’t worry about how much we pollute the earth, and what impact that may have on global temperatures and human life.  It will all work out in a thousand years or two, according the evidence of geologic history.  That’s the … Continue reading

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Great New Book from Mary Beth Chapman (wife of Steven Curtis)

There’s a great new book, Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope, by Mary Beth Chapman, wife of Christian recording artist Steven Curtis Chapman, and Ellen Vaughn, a best-selling author who helped Chuck Colson write some of his … Continue reading

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Most Interesting Stories for Monday Morning: Supercharged Wi-Fi, an evangelical speaks on climate change, a return to modesty, and more

1. Supercharged Wi-Fi Everywhere?:  FCC move may allow for stronger, faster networks that will extend broadband signals to bypassed rural areas and eliminate annoying dead zones. wireless Internet This month, the F.C.C. is likely to approve what could be an … Continue reading

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My Redeemer Lives: “I can do all things”

This is the amazing story of the love of a father for a son and of the will to overcome anything that stands in your way. It may be what you need today to take a step forward.  It’s the … Continue reading

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The goal of Christianity?

“I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.” C.S. Lewis

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Best player in baseball is an easy guy to cheer for

For most baseball fans, Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers came into view when he blew away first-round records in the 2008 All Star Game Homerun Derby.  It was then that most of us also learned his story of drug addiction … Continue reading

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The Oil Spill Tragedy: How Our Churches Can Help

What can we do as Christians and what can our churches do to help address the damage from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Here’s a thorough guide from Flourish, with clear information, how to pray, ideas for fundraising, and … Continue reading

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