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Food and Faith

A Decent and In Order Pantry

So one afternoon, in the middle of a larger cleaning and organizing frenzy, I found myself newly in procession of a number of pantry organizing glass bins. They are so cool they have a chalkboard paint area where I can write the name of the contents as I please. They are square, they come in various sizes, and the line up very orderly on the shelf. I love them. I love looking at them. And… I smell a whiff of idolatry whenever I gaze upon their neat, orderly presences.

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Your right to know

Are you shopping in the dark? Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food provides a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide on the very real dangers genetically engineered foods (sometimes called GMOs) present to our health,…

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got food?

I really did want to start the week with some hopeful news. Then I picked up the New York Times and, while not good news, at least there is a small (albeit bitter) measure of vindication. You see, I’ve been…

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Talking ‘Bout Serious Change

I want Upton Sinclair’s change. I want God’s change. I want the change that gets us out of thinking and living “better grab all that I can get ‘cuz there won’t be enough” and into trusting the life-giving Commandments to love God and to love our neighbor.

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