On avoiding manic-depressive Christian engagement with culture
For faithful Christian witness regardless of circumstances and with a more humble reading of God’s actions in history.
Seven follow-ups on 10 reasons for Christian decline
Seven lessons learned through dialogue about Christian decline in America.
The No. 1 reason evangelicals still put their hopes in Trump
(RNS) The only thing keeping Donald Trump afloat in these troubled waters is his May 18 announcement about the Supreme Court.
Seven hard truths about America this July 4th weekend
We are bruised from failed foreign wars, and six other hard truths about America this July 4th.
Trump victory marks major defeat for Christian Right agenda
GOIP primary voters chose a man whose agenda and style are the antithesis of the Christian Right.
When the governor called in Jesus to defend gay people from Christians
Georgia’s Republican governor Nathan Deal rejects anti-gay “religious liberty” excesses.
Trump, Cruz popularity represents two very different Christian failures
Christian voters should look for candidates committed to civility, solidarity, justice, mercy, compassion, rule of law, and human rights.
Ten things I am learning from the presidential campaign
A broken system, social backlash, political correctness, and other observations from the campaign.
Wheaton College, Doc Hawk, and a whole heap of trouble
It’s a chilling story, about a tenured Christian college professor offending a politically conservative white evangelical constituency.
That’s what the “War on Christmas” is all about, Charlie Brown
This “War on Christmas” thing is not really about Christmas. It’s about Christians figuring out how to accept declining cultural power.
Four kinds of evangelicals, four very different results
Four flavors of evangelicals: doctrinal, missionary, lifestyle, and political.
Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore to interview Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio at evangelical rally
(RNS) The unusual event is being seen as both a major effort by Bush to reach out to Christian conservatives — a key constituency Bush has sometimes struggled to win over — and by evangelicals to reassert their political influence during a time of landmark social change.