Putting Names to Faces of Undocumented Immigrants
Putting Names to Faces of Undocumented Immigrants

By: Juan Aragon
More than 41 million people living in the U.S. were immigrants in 2013. For their condition to change, they can't remain nameless. We must get to know them and their stories.

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Why Radical Islam Doesn't Matter - Part 2
Why Radical Islam Doesn't Matter - Part 2

By: Philip Jenkins
ISIS is not and never has been the West's greatest threat. In any political or military sense, they remain a fleabite. Will we heed the international dangers that actually could annihilate us?

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Why Radical Islam Doesn't Matter – Part 1
Why Radical Islam Doesn't Matter – Part 1
By: Philip Jenkins
Neither Iran nor any Islamist terror groups threatens the survival of the U.S for the foreseeable future. Our government should focus on the two nations that do pose such a danger.
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Connected Criticism
Connected Criticism
By: Martin Marty (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings)
Supporters of today's American exceptionalism often criticize others to show how great America is. If we could lovingly direct our criticism inward, our discourse would be more promising.
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Obamacare's Critics Childishly Play 'Simon Says'
Obamacare's Critics Childishly Play 'Simon Says'
By: Colin Harris
Challenging the effort to make health coverage available to the millions who did not have it on the basis of wording that obscures the stated intention of the law sounds a lot like a childish game of "Simon Says."
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Living Wages: How to Match Ideals to Reality
Living Wages: How to Match Ideals to Reality
By: Zach Dawes
Moving toward a living wage to enable full-time employees to live self-sufficient, food-secure daily lives is a noble goal, but matching ideals to reality will be complicated and costly.
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Why Churches Must Assist in Ferguson's Healing
Why Churches Must Assist in Ferguson's Healing
By: Terrell Carter
More than six months after Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, tensions still simmer. Some ask, "What can churches do?" But many other churches are silent.
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Responding to Asylum Seekers with Hospitality
Responding to Asylum Seekers with Hospitality
By: Rod Benson and Kristine Morrison
As worldwide conflict proliferates, the flow of asylum seekers to other nations won't ease soon. Scripture calls us to respond with hospitality, generosity and kindness to the stranger in our midst.
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Measured Thought vs. Shooting from the Hip
Measured Thought vs. Shooting from the Hip
By: Colin Harris
Any faith can be guilty of horrendous atrocities; no faith can be rightly evaluated in terms of what extremists do in its name. When someone in authority gives this measured response, it's labeled as indecisive.
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Why Christians Should Support ICC's Investigation
Why Christians Should Support ICC's Investigation
By: Wissam al-Saliby
The International Criminal Court is investigating alleged crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territories since last June. In the interest of international justice, Christians should support the ICC.
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Why Christians Can't Change Culture Through Politics
Why Christians Can't Change Culture Through Politics
By: Mike Kuhn
Whether on the right or left, Christians have not been effective in changing the culture because they have sought to do it through political power. To make a difference in the culture, we need a new paradigm.
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Why Americans are Wrong to Shrug Off Torture
Why Americans are Wrong to Shrug Off Torture
By: Zach Dawes
Most Americans believe our use of torture is justified, a survey found. But torture is always immoral, and information obtained through torture, even if it does save the lives of many, does not make it a moral act.
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