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Many are aware of the Komen fiasco. It appears the organization's credibility has suffered great loss—and, I think their connection to Planned Parenthood has hurt so many partnerships. If you were involved with Komen, and now are not, let me encourage you to find another way to get involved in breast cancer advocacy.

Komen cuts half its 3-day races, cites low numbersAssociated Press

Having grown up in a single-parent household that, at times, received some public assistance, and later having served in the inner-city, I would say that I understand why people blame welfare for poverty. Hence, this poll is not surprising. However, it is much more complicated that that—which, or course, is true of every poll.

Many Americans blame 'government welfare' for persistent poverty, poll findsErin McClam

You may know that I am general editor of the Gospel Project, a curriculum used by over 400,000 people each week. One of the decisions we made was to, well, be a little more honest about some of the violence in the books of Joshua and Judges. Trevin Wax explains how we approached it.

Is the Bible Too Violent for Kids?Trevin Wax

Today on The Exchange, Matt Carter and David Platt join me live from Houston. You can tune in at 3:00 P.M. Eastern and watch here.

Related Topics:Bible; Cancer; David Platt
Posted:June 11, 2013 at 6:00 am

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