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Colin Kaepernick: “Love is at the root of our resistance”
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Cavuto newest victim in mad truth disease epidemic
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True Christians don’t ignore God’s priority for the poor
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Nationalism is idolatry, says prominent evangelical
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White Christian racism permeates American life
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Winning power was the goal of Judas, not Jesus
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The fake news Gospel and colonized Christianity
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Spring bird migration predicted in daily forecasts
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1 in 8 bird species threatened with extinction
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Bluebirds are back

Colin Kaepernick: “Love is at the root of our resistance”

This great two-minute video put together by the New York Times highlights words of truth and justice from Colin Kaepernick’s recent speech accepting the Ambassador of Conscience Award from Amnesty International. The hatred Kaepernick has received for his courageous determination to address this nation’s racism only proves his points. “I’ve realized that our love, that sometimes manifests itself as black rage, is a beautiful form of defiance against a system that seeks to suppress our humanity,” Kaepernick said. Amen. Read More

Cavuto newest victim in mad truth disease epidemic

Fox News host Neil Cavuto became the third prominent Republican in a week to succumb to “mad truth disease,” saying, “Let me be real clear, Mr. President. How can you drain the swamp if you’re the one who keeps muddying the waters?” Read More

True Christians don’t ignore God’s priority for the poor

“It is very hard to read the Bible and ignore God’s heart for the poor and the vulnerable,” an evangelical leader reminded more than fifty prominent evangelicals gathered recently at Wheaton College in Chicago. Read More

Nationalism is idolatry, says prominent evangelical

Nationalism is a form of idolatry that “turns God into our ‘godling,’ a deity subject to our bidding,” an evangelical leader reminded more than fifty prominent evangelicals gathered recently at Wheaton College in Chicago. Read More

White Christian racism permeates American life

The “unreckoned-with reality of white evangelical racism permeates American life,” an evangelical leader reminded more than fifty prominent evangelicals gathered recently at Wheaton College in Chicago. Read More

Winning power was the goal of Judas, not Jesus

“Winning power was the goal of Judas, not Jesus,” an evangelical leader reminded more than fifty prominent evangelicals gathered recently at Wheaton College in Chicago. Read More

The fake news Gospel and colonized Christianity

A “toxic evangelicalism” has spread a fake news Gospel that betrays the good news of Jesus Christ, a leading evangelical told a Chicago gathering of more than fifty other leaders who agree that the word “evangelical” has become widely associated with radical right-wing politics and needs to be reclaimed. Read More

Spring bird migration predicted in daily forecasts

Just as meteorologists use radar to predict your weather, scientists are using radar to make daily forecasts and real-time illustrations of the spring bird migration. And you can check their forecast whenever you wish. Read More

1 in 8 bird species threatened with extinction

Roughly one in eight bird species around the world face potential extinction because of agricultural practices, logging, invasive species, hunting, climate change and habitat loss.

That’s 1,469 of the world’s 10,996 bird species, according to BirdLife International. Overall, 40 percent of the world’s bird species are in decline, according to the group’s new report, The State of the World’s Birds. And that is a clear sign of poor health in one ecosystem after another around the world, as humans continue to put the biosphere into a tailspin. Read More

bluebirds are back

As the last snows of winter recede, it is so good to see bluebirds again. Grant Park has done a great job over the past decade restoring habitat and providing good housing.

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