Mike Poteet

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What's Happening to the Middle Class?

By Mike Poteet
Making Ends Meet British comedian Ronnie Barker once told a joke about the out-of-work contortionist who could no longer make ends meet. Unfortunately, for an increasing number… read more

End-of-Life Medical Treatment

By Mike Poteet
What Happened to Jahi McMath? On December 9, 13-year-old Jahi McMath underwent three surgeries at Children’s Hospital & Research Center in Oakland, California, to treat … read more

What's Wrong with Playing the Lottery?

By Mike Poteet
‘Tis the (Scratch-Off) Season Did you find lottery tickets in your Christmas stocking? Did you stuff some in someone else’s? Every holiday season, state lottery… read more

The Legalization of Marijuana

By Mike Poteet
“Just Say No” No More? In August, at Seattle’s Hempfest—an annual weekend of concerts and speakers designed to “educate the public on the myriad of… read more

Listening to Malala as Followers of Christ

By Mike Poteet
Last October gunmen in Pakistan attacked a school bus in the Swat Valley, shooting three teenage schoolgirls. One was then-15-year-old Malala Yousufzai, a vocal advocate for the… read more

Getting Something Done for the City with God

By Mike Poteet
On July 18, Detroit, Michigan became the largest United States city to file for bankruptcy protection. Having suffered decades of industrial decline and dwindling population, and… read more
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