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Jun 28 2012

Stressed out? You might need sleep

By Rusty Wright Feeling irritable lately? You might need more sleep. Snapping at your kids or spouse, stewing in checkout lines, shouting at road hogs . . . cultural negativity abounds. A recent National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll suggests links between sleep deficiencies and negative attitudes and behavior. Over one-third of respondents said they are …

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May 08 2012

Tiananmen leader’s divine cause

By Rusty Wright   Chinese student Chai Ling helped lead the massive 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square that drew the world’s praise and her government’s wrath.  Twice nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, today this Harvard MBA is a successful businesswoman who still risks persecution to bring reform to China.  Her current activities might surprise …

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Sep 13 2011

Laugh a Little: It’s Good For Your Health

By Rusty Wright Had a good laugh recently? Need one? Stressful days can invite comic relief. Doctors realize that laughter can enhance physical and mental health. Now it seems even looking forward to laughter can be good for you. WebMD reports that Lee Berk, MD, a University of California Irvine medical professor, and his associates …

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Sep 07 2011

Evangelicals’ image problem

By Rusty Wright God should have sued Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson for defamation, says New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Shortly after the 9/11 attacks, the two Christian leaders ventured that America’s secularists, liberals, feminists, homosexuals, and abortion rights supporters had angered God, and thus deserved some of the blame. Kristof writes, “In these …

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Aug 16 2011

Evangelicals’ image problem

By Rusty Wright God should have sued Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson for defamation, says New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Shortly after the 9/11 attacks, the two Christian leaders ventured that America’s secularists, liberals, feminists, homosexuals, and abortion rights supporters had angered God, and thus deserved some of the blame. Kristof writes, “In these …

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Jul 07 2011

Gay mayor, Christians in surprising alliance

By Rusty Wright “This is the largest, most successful … sustained … volunteer effort … the Portland region has ever seen.” – Mayor Sam Adams What happens when an openly gay mayor meets thousands of evangelical Christians? Demonstrations?  Placards?  Anger?  Harsh words? In Portland, Oregon, Mayor Sam Adams and colleagues have developed robust partnerships with …

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