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Posting our real selves

To stand honest before the world both frightens and excites us. Confessing means to be real. Many people think that the church’s call to confess is somehow outdated, weird and strange. Yet, how do ones explain the success of postsecret.com, one of the world’s most visited blogs, which doesn't show any ads. Further, how can the large amount of secrets that people send to the site be explained other need to be honest and safe?

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Richard Land accused of lifting Trayvon Martin comments

Richard Land, the Southern Baptist Convention’s top public policy ethicist, apologized Monday for failing to give proper attribution for material he used on his live radio show in which he criticized President Obama and black civil rights leaders for exploiting the Trayvon Martin shooting.

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Why I support gay rights and marriage equality

On April 16, I was part of a rally at City Hall, and one of a multitude of people who testified in support of a non-binding resolution in support of marriage equality. Despite record numbers in attendance at the meeting, the measure was tabled by the councilmembers.

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