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Weekend Reading: The price tag of raising a child in America; Haiti Smoldering; Nobel Prize highlights China’s thuggery, Full Disclosure on the Oil Spill Impacts

The price of a child: Fascinating article in the Christian Science Monitor on the full parenting price tag, beyond the scary Christmas list, and why that doesn’t begin to describe the joy, the complexity, and multitude of choices.  In the … Continue reading

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As the world turns: Haiti, Gulf coast crises remain even as public attention shifts

Public attention is fickle, and with the need to maintain viewer share in a 24/7 news world, today’s the “biggest news in the in history of the world” becomes a historical footnote in just a few weeks or months. What … Continue reading

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Who is responsible for oil spill crisis: a breakdown (yikes, I’m on this list)

Here’s what seems to me to be a fair breakdown of responsibility for the oil spill crisis.  Plenty of blame to go around, and we have to admit that it all starts with our unbridled drive to fuel our lives … 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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A Southern Baptist Leader’s View of the Oil Spill

There is no shortage of articles and broadcast reports on the Gulf oil spill–who is to blame, what’s being done to stem the flow of oil, what the impact will be on the Gulf coast and its people, flora and … Continue reading

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