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Remembering the Holocaust, Vowing to Not Repeat It
Remembering the Holocaust, Vowing to Not Repeat It

By: Fred Guttman
The Holocaust is remembered through international observances twice a year, including one later this month. As the years go by, we mustn't forget what enabled the Holocaust to occur began long before World War II.

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3 Ways to Bridge Divides to Advance Common Good
3 Ways to Bridge Divides to Advance Common Good

By: Zach Dawes
We're a divided society, with each side not listening to the other. But to advance the common good, we must work with others who think differently than we do. After all, if Gimli and Legolas can do it, so can we.

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Standing with Muslims is an Act of Christian Witness
Standing with Muslims is an Act of Christian Witness

By: Lee Beach
When Muslims become targets of hatred, Christians need to stand with our Islamic brothers and sisters and support initiatives that condemn these racist, hateful acts, even if the initiative is not perfect from our perspective.

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When You See God's Creative Grandeur on Display
When You See God's Creative Grandeur on Display

By: Matt Sapp
We have a responsibility to nurture and care for all that God has created. After all, the only appropriate response to God's creative initiative in our lives and in our world is unending praise.

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The Problem with Living Your Life in the Echo Chamber
The Problem with Living Your Life in the Echo Chamber

By: Roger Olson
Most people in contemporary American society tend only to listen to people with whom they already agree, which leads to complete ignorance of the perspective of others. We have no shared values.

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Countering Fear-Based Immigration Rhetoric with Facts
Countering Fear-Based Immigration Rhetoric with Facts

By: Zach Dawes
U.S. history reveals that too often the nation's immigration policies have resulted from fear more than facts. While Christians can differ on policy positions, we must speak against fear-based rhetoric.

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Why Seminaries Must Pursue Truth in Post-Truth Culture
Why Seminaries Must Pursue Truth in Post-Truth Culture

By: Robert E. Johnson
Amid the pressures and temptations to do otherwise in a post-truth culture, seminaries must resist selling out to simplistic thinking in their work, methods and scholarly pursuits.

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Taking Objective, Nuanced Look at Our National History
Taking Objective, Nuanced Look at Our National History

By: Vinoth Ramachandra
When examining our national histories, we must be objective, nuanced and morally responsible. Only those who see the world in black and white refuse to acknowledge anything good in their enemies.

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Recalling History: Refugee Flight Not Limited to Muslims
Recalling History: Refugee Flight Not Limited to Muslims

By: Kathryn Kraft
How should Christians respond to the vast wave of refugees fleeing Muslim-majority nations and living in Muslim-majority nations? Recall our history when millions of refugees fled after WWII from Christian-majority nations.

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Handing Out Cash Won't Help People Who Beg - Part 1
Handing Out Cash Won't Help People Who Beg - Part 1

By: Jon Kuhrt
Pope Francis recently said it's "always right" to give money to people who are begging. While helping people in need is always right, it must be done in a way that actually helps them.

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When Building Walls, Make Sure They're Good Ones
When Building Walls, Make Sure They're Good Ones

By: Wade Smith
If good fences make good neighbors, then surely bad fences make bad neighbors. As the debate rages on in our nation, may we have the courage to listen to each other and commit to building only good fences.

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Why Immigrants Flee Their Homes to Come to the U.S.
Why Immigrants Flee Their Homes to Come to the U.S.

By: Sue Smith
It's easy for many Americans to look at immigrants and wonder why they are here. However, if more people had the opportunity to visit immigrants' countries of origin, they would have a better understanding.

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This Powerful Tool Combats Negativity, Harsh Words
This Powerful Tool Combats Negativity, Harsh Words

By: Brent McDougal
How can you have a positive impact on a culture bathed in negativity? While our society is awash in destructive words, a powerful tool can help you combat negativity, harsh words and hopelessness.

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In Seeking Truth, Beware Those Who Use 'Bold Subterfuge'
In Seeking Truth, Beware Those Who Use 'Bold Subterfuge'

By: Larry Eubanks
Getting at the truth has always been a challenge, even when everyone plays by the rules and honestly seeks truth. Others practice "bold subterfuging," intentionally lying to gather more money or power for themselves.

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When Communities Form by Demonizing Outsiders
When Communities Form by Demonizing Outsiders

By: Ron Rolheiser
Many churches and civic communities forge a bond within their own ranks by demonizing others, but that path is neither the way of Jesus nor the way of human maturity.

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The Cure for Internet Venom: Let's Listen to Each Other
The Cure for Internet Venom: Let's Listen to Each Other

By: Michael Helms
Technology has done more to divide us than unite us. There is no substitute for knowing that someone really cares what you have to say and wants to listen to you say it, even if the person has an opposing view.

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Seeking Better Discourse Above Social Media's Din
Seeking Better Discourse Above Social Media's Din

By: James Gordon
In our social media culture, the loudest voices are heard, the most attention grabbing sound bites absorbed, the least complex and easiest grasped explanations seized on. Can the church bring a higher standard of discourse?

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Black History Helps Us Appreciate Our Full History
Black History Helps Us Appreciate Our Full History

By: Robert Guffey
Black History Month is an opportunity to tell the whole story of our nation's history. We all benefit by an honest telling of our past and our present made by people of all races and backgrounds.

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8 Reflections from Faith-and-Immigration Documentary
8 Reflections from Faith-and-Immigration Documentary

By: Cliff Vaughn
With the abundance of news about immigrants, migrants and refugees, I reflected back on January 2011 when I worked on EthicsDaily.com's "Gospel Without Borders." Here's what has stuck with me.

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How Your Church Can Oppose Crime of Human Trafficking
How Your Church Can Oppose Crime of Human Trafficking

By: Jennifer Allmon
Scripture reminds us that God expects us to protect the most vulnerable among us. Today, these vulnerable people are among us as modern-day slaves, held in bondage here in the U.S. What can your church do?

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Wisdom, Prayer Needed to Oppose Sex Trafficking
Wisdom, Prayer Needed to Oppose Sex Trafficking

By: Tomi Grover
The Super Bowl provides many advocates with a single event where heightened attention is given to human trafficking, but our understanding about working in this arena must be biblically informed by wisdom.

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Game Show Reflects Society's Worship of Money
Game Show Reflects Society's Worship of Money

By: Matt Sapp
After watching NBC's new prime-time game show, "The Wall," any reasonable observer can only come to one conclusion: We worship money and pray at the altar of good fortune.

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What I Recall about 1966's Tribal Atrocities in Nigeria
What I Recall about 1966's Tribal Atrocities in Nigeria

By: Carolyn Wynstra
I was only 21 years old when I arrived in Nigeria for my first teaching assignment. I still remember the roar of the masses coming from downtown Jos when the killings and ransacking of homes began.

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Standing on the Shoulders of Unnamed Heroes
Standing on the Shoulders of Unnamed Heroes

By: Colin Harris
For Martin Luther King Jr., the heroes of the civil rights movement were the unnamed thousands who endured taunts and threats as they called us to live out our creed. This holiday is a tribute to them too.

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What King Taught Us About How To See One Another
What King Taught Us About How To See One Another

By: Alan Cross
As we remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., we remember that King did not just call us to come together. Rather, he challenged the reasons why we were apart in the first place.

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