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The Spirit of the Olympics

The Olympic games embody the idea that a fully formed citizen develops character and skill that helps them interact with others in a way that makes for peace. This idea is called the Olympic spirit.

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What About Mercy?

Have we reached the point that the divisions in our country have grown too big to bridge? Read here to find out more about how the reconciling power of Jesus provides us with true unity.

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What Street Do You Live On? Juneteenth Celebration for Texas, Our Nation, and the Human Story

A key part of overcoming what so easily divides us as a people is finding out what street we “live on”—talking and growing in vibrant relationships with others who are different from us, discovering their hopes, dreams, fears, and most certainly, learning their history. Read here to learn more.

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A Response to George Friedman's Latest Book

Dr. Mike Williams, Professor of History at DBU, reviews geopolitical analyst George Friedman's latest book, The Storm Before the Calm: America's Discord, The Coming Crisis and the Triumph Beyond.

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A Funeral for a Man Named King

As we remember King, we not only remember how he lived but how he died. It’s been 53 years since he stood on that balcony in Memphis, yet violence is still among us: it’s in our speech, in our halls of Congress, in our universities, in our pulpits, and even at our kitchen tables. King’s tragic death serves as an object lesson, for as he often stated: “an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.”

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The Beloved Community: The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and Our Reality

On the third Monday of January, we pause as a nation to honor not how King died, but how he lived and gave his life to help "redeem the soul of America."