White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
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Gleanings: June 2013
Important developments in the church and the world.
Obama Pleads for a More Prayerful Washington
At National Prayer Breakfast, President urges Democrats and Republicans to be less partisan, more prayer-minded. Top faith aide, Josh Dubois, steps down.
Religious Groups' Efforts to Fight Sex Trafficking Draws Presidential Attention
Obama says human trafficking will become a major focus of his Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Christian Colleges Part of White House Interfaith Service Push
Schools say listening is a key part of the project—but theological pluralism isn’t.
'The Perfect Hybrid'
At 26, Joshua DuBois has already been a pastor and a congressional fellow, and is now the President's faith-based point man.
A Promising Start for Obama's Faith-Based Office
Why we are encouraged — and still have a major concern.
New Director Offers Vision for Faith-Based Office
Joshua DuBois tells CT how the new Office for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is different from the Bush administration's office.
Hazy Faith-Based Future
Charitable-choice funding will face challenges under the new administration.
Supreme Court Turns Down Challenge to Faith-Based Office
Ruling says taxpayers don't have standing to sue executive branch for use of funds.
Blinded by Bush?
David Kuo defends 'Tempting Faith' and responds to allegations of naivete.
Faith-Based Lack of Initiative
Plus: More hard data on what evangelicals really believe, William Martin on T. D. Jakes, criminal religious TV, Jackie Mason doesn't find Jews for Jesus funny, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Jim Towey says Bush will push hard for compassion initiative in second term.
Purging the Faith from 'Faith-Based'
The first detailed history of President Bush's initiative to help the poor.
AWOL Again on the Faith-Based Initiative
The Senate has passed on another chance to safeguard equal opportunity.
Feds Granted More than $1 Billion to Religious Charities in 2003
Plus: The Joash tablet may not be a fake after all, Christians attacked in India and Egypt, our continuing (and exhausting) roundup of stories about gay marriage and The Passion, and other articles from online sources around the world.
The twelfth of never
Bush administration drastically lowers goals for faith-based initiative.