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Gary Vance is an evangelical pastor/writer living in rural Tennessee. He is the author of "Wasn't Jesus a Liberal?" and other published essays.

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Friday, January 14, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Debunking Health Care Costs Apologists This article debunks the primary argument used to justify the outrageous spiraling costs of health care in America.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 (18 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
I Am Uninsured and Scared This writer has recently lost his health insurance and shares with the reader the new feelings of frustration and fear due to the ongoing health care crisis.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Corporate Lobbyists Are Killing Our Democracy This article offers a succinct indictment of Republican and Democratic lawmakers whose votes are bought by corporate lobbyists. The author advocates for ending big money lobbying and restoring the value of the petition.

Friday, March 20, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Will Obama Reach Out to Chavez? Hugo Chavez is often painted as a dangerous demagogue or tyrannical dictator by his many detractors. The bigger picture that is often overlooked about Chavez is that el Norte is primarily responsible for this man's rise to power. Hopefully, Obama will offer a new diplomacy to the South.

Monday, March 2, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Institute for Progressive Christianity Issues Ground-Breaking White Paper on Distributive Justice The Institute for Progressive Christianity (IPC) has released a ground breaking progressive Christian economics white paper from Frank Cocozzelli entitled "Reclaiming Capitalism Through Principles of Distributive Justice." Cocozzelli offers an astute overview of why our economy is unraveling and pragmatic moral steps that must be taken to rebuild a thriving economy that benefits everyone.

Saturday, January 10, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Time To Get Back To Work It's time to shake off post election lethargy and awaken compassionate activism.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What Is the "Gay Agenda?" What other legal concerns beyond same sex marriage need to be addressed that are preventing LGBT's from enjoying full legal rights of citizenship in America? Legally speaking, does a comprehensive civil union fail to assure any rights that a state sanctioned marriage covers?

Friday, October 31, 2008 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is Barack Obama a Muslim, a Socialist, or the Antichrist? Why is it that American Presidential elections seem to bring out the worst in Christians? Why are Christians so terrified by Barack Obama? With wild-eyes and frothing mouths, Christians have told me repeatedly that Obama is a Muslim, a socialist and even the Antichrist.

Monday, October 20, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Reeking Rot of Racism I've been catching whiffs of something foul ever since Barack Obama first announced his candidacy for the highest office in the land and I have finally discovered what it is. It is the subtle, but reeking rot of racism.

Friday, October 3, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Neither Candidate Blinked, But She Winked Palin's use of folksy charm and winking reveals more about her character than most realize.

Thursday, February 7, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Clinton or Obama? Contrasts and Musings Barack or Hillary? They are similar and yet different in some vital ways.

Saturday, January 12, 2008 (30 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Progressive Christians Respond to Neo-con Fundamentalism The pendulum of religious influence on socio/political issues has begun to swing back to the Left and thank God for it. The unholy merger of neo-conservatism with the holy fever of the Religious Right is at last being countered by a growing contingency of left leaning Progressive Christians.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Isn't It Time For Compassionate Immigration Reform? The biblical perspective on the treatment of immigrants is one of merciful compassion

Saturday, September 1, 2007 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Where Are the Prophets? Are there any real prophets cut from the same cloth of an Elijah who confounded evil King Ahab or a John the Baptist who called out the sins of Herod? Are there any among the fundamentally conservative or the progressively liberal wings of Christianity who are willing to break political ranks and speak truth to power?

Monday, January 15, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Has Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend Martin? Remembering Dr. King and reviewing his quotations that are as prophetic and relevant today as they were then.

Friday, December 29, 2006 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dear Hillary, Drop Out of the 2008 Race Hillary Clinton can heal millions by announcing her non-candidacy for 2008.

Friday, December 15, 2006 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Christians Rebuke Dr. Dobson Progressive Christian think tank refutes and rebukes Dobson comments and draws the ire of Rush Limbaugh.

Sunday, December 3, 2006 (25 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Conscientious Objector Objects to Rangel Draft Proposal A Vietnam era soldier and conscientious objector voices strong opposition to pending draft proposal by Congressman Charlie Rangel.

Monday, September 25, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How Can Any Christian Support the GOP? Should any Christian support the current version of the GOP? This might seem like an odd question considering how so many have come to think GOP stands for God's Own Party. The evidence refuting this notion has become overwhelming.

Friday, September 22, 2006 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Devil Went Down to the U.N. Apparently Hugo Chavez caught an odious lingering residual whiff of Bush at the U.N. podium. Does that mean Bush is the devil? Maybe and maybe not.

Monday, August 28, 2006 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Would Jesus Be a Neoconservative? This article reveals that Jesus and neoconservatism are totally incompatible.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Filling Up Is Feeling Better All the Time This article advocates for purchasing only Citgo gas as a way to fight greedy privately owned oil corporations while contributing to humanitarian causes.

Saturday, August 19, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Bursting the Bubble of the War On Terror This essay pronounces the war on terror to be overstated by the current Administration for partisan gains. The writer asserts that our government should concern itself with improving our security at home without compromising our constitutional freedoms.