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Living Together as Brothers in a World With Nuclear Weapons

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Merritt

We live in partisan times heightened by this election season. But it is precisely times like these in which Christian statesmen are called to rise above the fray and do what is right.

Faith and Factory Farming

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Merritt

The divine plan doesn't require vegetarianism or the abolition of meat, but factory farming isn't a good practice and our addiction to meat only complicates things.

Some Call for Complete Congressional Turnover

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Merritt

Several political groups carrying the banner of self-governance are now shouting, "Enough." They believe that Americans are better off ruling themselves instead of relegating our affairs to "professional politicians."

Evangelicals On Disarmament: A Good START To A Safer World

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Merritt

I think the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which reduces American and Russian nuclear arsenals, makes us safer and is consistent with the divine call upon Christians to be peacemakers.

Sociologist Says The Right Leader Is Handling the Oil Spill

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Merritt

Maybe what we really need isn't a funnel or a cap or a plan to clean-up all the beaches that will doubtlessly turn black in the days ahead. Perhaps we need a few more leaders with the guts to look us in the eyes and tell us the truth.

Social Experiment: Living ALL Oprah's Advice for 12 Months?

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Merritt

What happens when a 35-year-old average American woman decides to spend 12 months following every piece of advice Oprah gives? Robyn Okrant can tell y...

Reuse or Recycle? Try Freecycling

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Merritt

Unfortunately, there is more to sustainable living than just recycling. Recycling is good, but it is even better not to use disposable goods if possible.