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Not “Woke” Enough

And as I watch a TV show like “A League of Their Own,” I can congratulate myself on my own progressive attitudes, on my “wokeness.” So many of my friends are gay. I know and understand them, I tell myself. I am sympathetic to the challenges they have faced, still face. Yes, I like to think of myself as woke on issues of sexuality and gender identity…until I am called out for representing male, heterosexual privilege by a friend whose criticism is as well-intentioned as it is accurate.

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Christian nationalism goes to the local library

In the case of banning books, Christians who desire to live at peace in a society with variant points of view should not force others to read books only they approve. Rather, they should promote a free society where people can choose what they want to read. That doesn’t mean we agree with everything nor shield the world from our influence, but it does mean we encourage and create safe spaces for peaceful exchanges of ideas.

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Pastors, Organizations Speak Against ReAwaken America Tour Coming to Post Falls This Month

Area faith leaders are raising the alarm about an event coming to the Stateline Speedway in Post Falls on Sept. 16 and 17 featuring dozens of right-wing speakers. The ReAwaken America tour has been making stops around the country all summer. Key speakers include Eric Trump, My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell, retired Gen. Mike Flynn and Roger Stone, all of whom have said that the 2020 election was stolen and Donald Trump should be president. The event is hosted by Clay Clark of the ThriveTime Show.

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