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What Do Christians Believe About the Poor?

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“For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:10 “Give generously to [the poor] and do so without a grudging heart, … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule Should Trump Politics

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Last week, in North Carolina, a Starbucks barista reportedly bullied a customer who was wearing a t-shirt that supported President Trump. This isn’t the first time a customer has been bullied for their political beliefs. Both parties are guilty. Conservatives … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Clergy Stand Up Against Predatory Lending

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Predatory lending is defined as “any lending practice that imposes unfair or abusive loan terms on a borrower. It is also any practice that convinces a borrower to accept unfair terms through deceptive, coercive, exploitative or unscrupulous actions for a … Continue reading

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Religious Views on Organ Donation

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April is National Donate Life Month. If you aren’t an organ donor, it might be time to consider making that decision part of your health directive. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, about 22 people die every day … Continue reading

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Health Equity, Public Health and Social Justice

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If you’re like most Americans, you watched the debate over the American Health Care Act of 2017 with a lot of anticipation, whichever side you were on. It’s no secret that the healthcare system of the United States isn’t ideal, … Continue reading

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When the Death Penalty Debate Hits Close to Home

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In April last year, Reverend Rene Robert, a Franciscan priest in St. Augustine, was found shot to death in Augusta, Georgia. Steven Murray, a repeat offender who was being helped by Robert, was charged with killing him. Under Georgia’s laws, … Continue reading

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Think About Your Ethical Will

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In biblical times, it was common for a father to bless his sons not only with his material worth, but also with a heartfelt expression of what truly mattered to him. His dreams of the future, his forgiveness and his … Continue reading

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Hiding Behind Religion

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You probably remember the waitress at a St. Louis Applebees who went public with the story that an influential local pastor had refused to tip her, writing “I give God 10%. Why do you get 18?” on the receipt in … Continue reading

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