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The Kermit Gosnell Case: America on Trial

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Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the former operator of the Women's Medical Society, is currently on trial for the deaths of four infants and a woman. What does his trial reveal about who we are as a country? Read more

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Sex, Singles, and the Spirit-filled Life

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Wil LaVeist and Minister Pamela Bell discuss how single Christians can please God and explain the difference between aloneness and loneliness. Read more

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Porn In The Pews

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Pornography is a widespread yet overlooked problem in black churches. To address it fruitfully, our response needs to recognize that sex addiction is both a sin and a disease needing proper treatment. Read more

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Gospel Throwback: Andrae Crouch, “Perfect Peace”

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Part three of The Gospel Throwback, a three-part series examining the emergence of contemporary Gospel music. Read more

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When The House Folds

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The newest political drama from Netflix highlights an ecumenical hazard: building on the wrong foundation. Read more

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Black Churches Host Kidney Sunday

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African-Americans are 13 percent of the US population, but represent 32 percent of kidney failure cases nationally. To combat this public health issue, black churches are hosting Kidney Sundays to raise awareness and highlight solutions to the problem. Read more

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Lil’ Wayne, Lecrae, and Redemption

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Lil’ Wayne and Lecrae are both Grammy award-winning rappers. Both are at the top of their game. But there is a distinct difference between the two artists. Read more

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Common Grace Flowing at the Jersey Shore

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Hurricane Sandy did a lot of mischief at the Jersey Shore, but common grace is flowing like a flood. Read more

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Will Front Runner Emerge From Final Debate?

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Will a clear front runner emerge from tonight’s foreign policy debate or will it be a race to the finish for Obama and Romney? Read more

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Affirmative Action on Trial at U.S. Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about Affirmative Action this week and some observers didn’t like what was said. Read more

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