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Thursday August 21, 2008

Brian McLaren Endorses Obama
In this commercial religious leaders Brian McLaren, Pastors Kirbyjon and Suzette Caldwell and Catholic theologian Lisa Cahill discuss Senator’s Obama’s faith and commitment to families.


Meanwhile…
Meanwhile, this video exposes the dark side of a piece of legislation Obama endorsed. It’s worth watching with the caveats Denny provides. You can see Obama’s real commitment to family here.


That Obituary
Some wondered if that obituary I linked to a couple of days ago was genuine. Snopes went digging and found it was true.


The Truth About Healer
An article exposes the truth behind the song Healer. “Michael Guglielmucci, who inspired hundreds of thousands of young Christians with his terminal cancer “battle”, has been exposed as a fraud.”


The Kind of Leader America Needs
After hosting the discussion with McCain and Obama, Rick Warren preached a sermon dealing with ‘The Kind of Leader America Needs.’


  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    Like an iPhone, Only Much More So

    Can I confess something to you? There’s one thing Aileen does that really bugs me. We will be talking together and enjoying one another’s company. But then, as we chat, I’ll hear the telltale buzz of her phone. And I can tell that I’ve lost her. I can see it in the look on her…

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