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Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Say No To Slave And Sex Trafficking

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

Why should LGBT people care? All social issues are LGBT issues, and around 10 percent of the millions of people who are trafficked are LGBT. As citizens of the world, we cannot just care about issues that we think are "ours." If we are human, then human trafficking is about all of us.

Bishop Charles Blake Reveals Mega Churches Political Impact and Social Responsibilities

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

The jury is still out as to whether mega churches are good for our society or not. As a culture, we have learned that bigger isn't always better. Either way, mega churches, with their vast outreach, do have responsibilities to their communities, state and nation.

Obama Clarifies Religious Liberty Protections, Strengthens Foundation Of Faith-Based Policy

K. Hollyn Hollman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
K. Hollyn Hollman

It was not fast and it did not finish the job, but the Obama administration's executive order clarifying policies on government partnerships with faith-based organizations is important.

It's Time for Obama to Fix the Faith-based Initiative

Rev. Barry Lynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Barry Lynn

The Council report and the process for faith-based reform are now back in the President Obama's hands. There should be no more studying, and no more delays.

Obama Faith Based Office Missing on Opportunity on Workplace Flexibility

David Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Gray

This week the Advisory Council to the Obama Administration's Faith Based Office released its recommendations to the President. Its a good document an...

How Do We Alleviate Poverty If We Can't Even Define It?

Peg Chemberlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Peg Chemberlin

As costs rise in nearly every aspect of life, low-income people are forced to bear an increasingly heavy yoke. And as long as our systems for determining who should receive aid are based on outdated models, these people have no hope for relief.

Note to Newt: Back Off Harry Knox!

Candace Gingrich-Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Candace Gingrich-Jones

When my brother Newt Gingrich attacks Harry Knox, he's attacking me. And I don't take too kindly to bullies.

Arthur Delaney

Tony Dungy Drops Out Of President's Faith Council | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy has fumbled his invitation to serve on President Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, ac...

Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy Joins White House Faith Council

U.S. News and World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has invited recently retired NFL Coach Tony Dungy, whose outspoken Christian faith fueled his 2007 support for a gay marriage ban and ...