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Women wear hijabs in support of slain Iraqi woman

Jean Younis won’t be wearing an Easter bonnet at church this Sunday. Instead, the office manager at Bonita Valley Adventist Church in National City, Calif., will don an Islamic headscarf to support the family and friends of Shaima Alawadi, the Iraqi immigrant and mother of five who died March 24, …

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Everyone is beautiful

So, it has started. My son was chosen to be the Guild School poster child. We agreed because we love the Guild School and what they done for my son. We also are trying to combat what my wife has posted about before, the incessant chatter about my son’s looks. …

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Paying off our nation’s debt is a spiritual issue

And so now, as often happens, we meet at the intersection of religion and politics streets. Representative Paul Ryan’s budget committee of the U.S. House has produced a budget that cuts 5.3 trillion dollars from projected deficits over the next decade, a formidable number that does not erase the whole …

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It’s not gay couples marriage needs protection from

As a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, I rejoice in the opportunity now offered by the state of Washington to marry same-sex couples. Not all my siblings in faith agree with me. Invitations crowd my mailbox to pray and act to protect marriage. From what, I wonder? …

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