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Why Are We Begging You for Help

A famous theologian once said to me, “When we look into the eyes of the poor, we are looking into the eyes of Jesus.” He was merely taking a literal interpretation of Matthew 25:40, “As much as you have done it to one of the least of these, you have done it unto Me.” What […]

Help Us Build a Hospital for Malnourished Infants

Hey friends, We just got home from 2 weeks in Guatemala with Julie and Sean Hall and their family.  What a great time!! While there, we worked with a non-profit called “God’s Child Project” (www.godschild.org).  We built a house, distributed food AND… We learned about an incredible opportunity to rescue hundreds of sick and starving […]

Church, Give Back Tax Exemption: Missing the Point

Over the weekend the Oregonian published an article in which I suggest that the American Christian Church should consider giving back her tax exemption to heal one of society’s great wounds, like child hunger or health care. As of this morning, oregonlive.com has received over 500 comments on the article and over 1800 shares on […]

Angry Pastor, Angry Politician

Maintaining Personal Myth Through Irrational Loyalty For years we were baffled by the “Angry Pastor” phenomena. Little did we know, it may have been a foreshadow of an emerging national mania. Angry Pastor Three years ago I was asked to write an article on the neo-authoritarian pastor phenomena in the American church. The purpose was […]