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Terrorism in Portland – What Can You Do?

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  Last week, I was horrified to listen to the news reports of a man riding on our light-rail system in Portland, Oregon. He suddenly started hurling insults at two women who appeared to be Muslim, one was wearing a hijab. Three men intervened and the man stabbed all three with a knife. Two died […]

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What Ever Happened to Compassion?

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Enter any Christian church in the United States on a Sunday and you are likely to hear each of the verses highlighted in this article at some point throughout the year. Each verse extolls the teachings of Jesus Christ as found in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Each verse speaks to the compassion […]

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White Women Voters

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After the recent selection of Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States, many people have tried to fathom how most of the polls were inaccurate in predicting his victory. Richard Dawkins tweeted that pollsters got it wrong because the people they were talking to simply “were ashamed to admit they were Trump supporters.” Sarah […]

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Separation of Church and State

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Guest post by M. D. Fisher “Wouldn’t it be great if our society lived by the Bible?” is a sentiment I have heard many times.  Every time I hear it I get riled up because it requires gross ignorance to make such a statement. Most of Europe from the fourth century until the sixteenth either […]

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When Will the US Have Its Own Cleopatra?

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Cleopatra, the most well-known but not the first female pharaoh, ruled Egypt 2000 years ago. The first woman ruler of Egypt may have been Sobekneferu who ruled 1800 years before Cleopatra. Moving closer to the present, there have been 59 countries who have had women leaders in the past fifty years according to a 2016 […]

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Cultural Relativism or Basic Human Rights?

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If you have never heard the term “cultural relativism” before, rest assured you are not alone. One really has to work hard to keep up with the new words and phrases that have popped up in the last few years, particularly on social media. Cultural relativism can be defined by this type of statement: “Women’s […]

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Politics in the Pulpit

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  I urge you to sign and return the enclosed Petitions to Stop the Censorship of America’s Churches to your elected leaders in Congress, and send along with them a generous tax-deductible contribution to the ACLJ. This is a quote from a letter that I received in late February from the American Center for Law […]

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