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July 12, 2018
Not Just Papa John: There Are All Kinds of Racists
A friend of mine witnessed an incident the other day. Some folks had car trouble...
July 09, 2018
Kids Are Still In Cages: And The Law Has Nothing To Do With It
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July 03, 2018
Internalized Misogyny: When Women Are the Part of the Patriarchy Problem
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July 02, 2018
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Confessions of a White English Major: Top 10 Books You Need to Read This Summer
It was an awakening. That moment when I sat down to think through what 10...
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A Symphony of Small Things
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June 22, 2018
Truth is Stranger Than Fashion: Melania Trump’s Jacket Was No Accident
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SHARICE DAVIDS: Asylum Laws Written to Protect, Not Persecute
Guest post by Sharice Davids Candidate for U.S. Congress Every year, thousands of immigrants, asylum...
June 15, 2018
The Letter of the Law: There is Nothing ‘Biblical’ About Cruelty
When we are tearing the babies from their mothers arms at the border, we have...
June 14, 2018
Called to Serve the Poor People’s Campaign
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June 11, 2018
Piecing it Together: Childcare Struggles and Economic Justice for Women
One minute, it's the last week of school. There is something extra special and important...
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What We Carry: Wednesday Writing Prompt
The only thing better than going someplace new and exciting is going somewhere you've been...
June 04, 2018
It Was Never About the Cake: A ‘Narrow’ Ruling, and a Love Note for PRIDE Month
It's not about the cake. It was never about the cake. And yet, here we...
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Inspired by the Kids on TV
The kids on TV inspired our kids to dream of walkouts and marches that would...
May 30, 2018
Who Would Jesus Separate?
I’m constantly amazed at what does and does not cause my fellow Christians to have...
May 29, 2018
“The White Man’s Guide to Not Being a Jerk,” Abridged
When it comes to issues of gender equality and racism, I feel the frustration and...
May 23, 2018
Wednesday Writing Prompt: When Summer Was Outside
For today's Wednesday writing prompt, I was going to invite you to describe a summer...
May 21, 2018
I'm not a superstitious person. But I know a sign when I see one. Cardinals...
May 17, 2018
$h*t Jesus Says: “These Are Not People, They’re Animals” Edition
Truly I tell you, these immigrants you see before you are not people. They are...
May 15, 2018
The Real Cost of Evangelical Influence in Foreign Policy
Trump’s evangelical voter base has taken on a larger-than-life influence in this administration. And it's...
May 02, 2018
Kansas ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Hurts Children and the Economy
Kansas lawmakers are trying to push through a bill that would allow adoption and foster...
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Strong Words and Strong Women: And Other Things That Make Us *&%$#@^ Uncomfortable
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April 30, 2018
Prayer to an Unknown God
16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply distressed to see that...
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Church-Shopping 101: The 3 Things Your Church Website Should Say in One Click
Before investing time in your church, potential guests want to know as much as they...
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Easter Snow: A Frozen Hallelujah, Étude
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7 Last Words, Redux
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