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Stray Dog Theology: Musings of a Divorced Christian Man...

Stray Dog Theology: Musings of a Divorced Christian Man...

                               I recently acquired a stray dog…at first I didn’t think that this was anything more than me being a kind animal lover and being the fostering kind of heart that I am, simply acquired him. But the more time that I’ve spent with him and the more time that I’ve been reflecting upon my past few years…I feel strongly that God is speaking to me through this benignly odd relationship.                 Ponder with me for a moment the concept of a “Stray Dog”. What images...

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The Human Trafficking Infographic You Should Know About

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The Business Side of Human Trafficking

The Business Side of Human Trafficking

For the next 4 weeks, we'll be working our way through various resources on the issue of trafficking and exploitation. We're doing this in conjunction with our aim to support the work of Refuge for Women, a national post-human trafficking and sexual exploitation agency around the country. Pick up a bag of our REFUGE coffee and engage in the conversation with us as we look at what can be done to minimize trafficking, provide relief for those that are or who have undergone it, and bring awareness to what is already being done about it.  Understanding the social system of domestic minor sex trafficking and...

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The Shocking Statistics of Gendercide

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The Shocking Statistics of Gendercide

For the next 4 weeks, we'll be working our way through various resources on the issue of trafficking and exploitation. We're doing this in conjunction with our aim to support the work of Refuge for Women, a national post-human trafficking and sexual exploitation agency around the country. Pick up a bag of our REFUGE coffee and engage in the conversation with us as we look at what can be done to minimize trafficking, provide relief for those that are or who have undergone it, and bring awareness to what is already being done about it.  "Violence against women and girls is...

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A Different Definition of "Culture"

A Different Definition of "Culture"

To "culture" means to encourage something to grow. This isn't the definition of "culture" we tend to think of when we employ the word in the terms of 'culture wars' or promoting a separatist and protective stance towards the world. For those highly involved in the world of politics, religion, and social health, "culture" is usually portrayed as something you are for or against, something that carries negative tones to it in entirety. One needs simply to canalize one's way through culture and hope to make it to the western sea where one can enisle oneself in safety. And, yet,...

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