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WHY MLK DAY MATTERS!

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As I write this the U.S. is poised to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, commemorating the life and accomplishments of Dr. King for the cause of human rights in the USA and around the world.  I suspect, however, that the NFL championship games, with Super Bowl stakes, have captured the minds and hearts of […]

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The Un-affordable Care Act

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I believe that no person should lack care, especially when vulnerable to sickness, pain and death. I believe that someone needs to do something—no, many need to do something about the people lost in systems that don’t work, last in terms of priority, and least among the most noticed and esteemed. I believe that injustice […]

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Freedom and Dignity Legacy

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The world celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, and modern icon of human dignity and freedom.  I want to suggest that his life truly merits our reflection especially in light of the larger biblical story from which we, as Jesus followers, derive our identity and by which we orient our […]

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