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Is Social Justice About Equality or Equity?

The following post, first published in Feb 2012, is our all-time #2 most popular. The level of reader interest encouraged us to continue to write on the subject of social justice. The culmination of that process is the publication of Darrow’s … Continue reading

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Sisi: the Man of Peace for Islam?

Earlier this year we wrote about the hope that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi may be a man of peace. That idea was based on a couple of historical developments: On New Year’s Day 2015, Sisi spoke at Al-Azhar University … Continue reading

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Women Made the Transformation Possible

Earlier we have written about the Mennonites of Paraguay’s Gran Chaco. Here’s another part of this mostly untold, remarkable story: the work of the women. The unlikely success of this community of immigrants, their transformation of that hostile land, was … Continue reading

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Why is the US Government Exporting Sexual Identity Politics?

We’ve written here before on sexual colonialism, the advancement of a libertine sexual ethic by the United States on nations around the world. Our good friend Bob Osburn of The Wilberforce Academy just posted on this as well: Every time … Continue reading

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Can We Say No? Are We Still Free?

Remember the “Just Say No” campaign? It was First Lady Nancy Reagan’s project in the 80s and 90s to “discourage children from engaging in illegal recreational drug use by offering various ways of saying no. Eventually, the scope of the campaign expanded to … Continue reading

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FGM: Coming to a Community Near You?

“Women have no need for their genitalia …” “…unless you are a whore.” Those words were allegedly found in a pamphlet promoting sharia law in Britain. The article making the allegation, with this stark announcement, was sent to me by a … Continue reading

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What a Janitor Can Teach Us About the Kingdom of God

I recently came across this thoughtful blog post by my friend Jim Mullins at Redemption Church in Tempe, Arizona. I passed it around at the DNA global secretariat office, and it was fun to hear many stories from my colleagues … Continue reading

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This Just In … Christians Care!

Christians care! That’s the gist of a recent editorial from the New York Times, “A Little Respect for Dr. Foster” by Nicholas Kristof/ @NickKristof. Kristof begins by referencing polls that indicate “gays and lesbians” are viewed more favorably than “evangelical Christians.” But he … Continue reading

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The Ruin of Freedom Demands the Rise of Courage, part 2

The previous post included a quotation from Martin Luther King: Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But conscience asks the question, is it right? And … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter at the Supreme Court Today

Today’s Washington Post editorial is titled, “The Supreme Court Must Finish the Job on Same Sex Equality.” In it, we read: The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case widely expected to decide a great civil rights issue … Continue reading

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