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Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

By Marvin Olasky
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Hope Award | Psalm 73 concludes with the job description of a Christian journalist: “I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.” Issue by…

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

By Jim Henry
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Religion | The New York Times ’ Mark Oppenheimer says it’s time for churches to pay their ‘fair’ share

South Florida’s homeless feeding showdown

By Daniel James Devine
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Homelessness | Taking care of the homeless has become a spotlight issue in mayoral election

An electronic offering plate? Churches join e-giving trend

An electronic offering plate? Churches join e-giving trend

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | It’s not usually good etiquette to fiddle with your cellphone during the church service. But if the recent trend in online giving to nonprofits extends to…

Helping without giving

Helping without giving

By Joel Belz
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Charity | Fruitless fundraising appeals don’t have to go in the wastebasket

Web Reads: Gentrifying America’s poorest city

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Gentrification. Camden is a poor city that has been on the receiving end of the kind of attention that Detroit used to get. Here’s an interesting article…

Lessons learned from the Ice Bucket Challenge

By Amy Henry
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Culture | Earlier this week, 11-year-old Elenia walked into the living room to tell me that several of her friends had nominated her to participate in the now-viral Ice…

Critics throw cold water on the Ice Bucket Challenge

By Courtney Crandell
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Culture | In 2012, “Gangnam Style” parodies stormed the internet. In 2013, thousands posted videos of themselves convulsing to the “Harlem Shake.” But in 2014,

Midday Roundup: Twin twisters take out Nebraska town

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Destructive duo. Rare twin tornados spun out of the skies over Nebraska last night, destroying much of the town of Pilger. The twisters killed two people,

The pope and redistribution of wealth

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it backward.

Charitable confusion

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | World Vision reverses decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages, but questions remain about theological clarity

How now shall we give?

How now shall we give?

By Marvin Olasky
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Effective Compassion | As joyfully as Zaccheus—even if called to give in a different way

 
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