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Finding community with strangers

By Contributor Ernesto Tinajero I sit down and the vehicle begins to move forward, fast. This fact doesn’t move me. Being on a bus is just the way I get home. The bus allows my mind to roam and wonder. There are seven people on the bus. The youngest is …

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Physical, spiritual healing go hand in hand

By Contributor Dr. Prabu David Healing at the pool (John 5: 1-14) Jesus’ second miracle is in stark contrast to his first one. While the previous healing was sought by a royal official, Jesus took aim at the dregs of society in this miracle (I wrote about the first healing …

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Are we saved through Jesus’ divine nature alone?

Dr. Keller, You said it was due to Jesus’ human nature that we are saved, and not through some account of a “magic Jesus.” I disagree. It was due to Jesus’ divine nature that we are saved. In 1 Peter 3:18 it reads, “For Christ died for sins once and …

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Tuesday’s Religion News Roundup: Koshergate, RIP compassionate conservatism; Boykin bounced

As Floridians head to the polls today, Newt Gingrich has been subtly playing the religion card. On Monday,Gingrich accused Mitt Romney of being “extraordinarily insensitive” to religionas governor of Massachusetts because he planned cut to Medicaid funding to Jewish and Catholic health care facilities. Driving the point home in God's Waiting Room (aka Florida), …

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Should same-sex marriage be legalized in Washington?

Washington could be the seventh state (plus D.C.) to legalize same-sex marriage. The bill is moving steadily through the state legislature and is backed byGov. Chris Gregoire. Some religious groups are hoping to stall the bill, including the state's four Catholic bishops who are urging parishioners to contact their legislatures …

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