Buoyed by ongoing evangelical support, Trump is going after even more unlikely supporters this election season.
The looming prophetic crisis and the urgency for truth-telling
Truth-telling is a moral imperative no matter who may resent hearing the truth, no matter who may refuse to believe the truth and no matter what people who oppose the truth may do to truth-tellers.
Has conservative evangelicalism reached a dangerous moment of its own making?
The task is left to us as moderates and progressives to salvage any public sense that American Christianity is more than a regressive, hateful, power-grabbing institution.
In a messy election year, let’s remember that the ‘Golden Rule’ applies to politics too
The 2020 election might be the church’s best witnessing opportunity. Or our worst.
Kenneth Starr is doing it again
By hitching his wagon to Trump’s neon star, Starr is making the same old mistake for the same old reason.
Trump’s impeachment: A trial of biblical proportions
No strategy has been more politically contrived than the adoption of biblical typologies to legitimate the Big Apple businessman and reality TV personality occupying the White House. This should concern all Americans who claim to revere the Bible and desire to live into its vision.
Grieving the state of the American church: We must snap out of our slumber
At the beginning of a new decade, I mourn the state of the church in America. The church is largely guilty of pushing people away from the body of Christ and from the full witness of Scripture.
Our grandchildren will curse us for dismantling democracy
Politicians who thwart reporters’ access to cover the impeachment trial erode a basic American strength and undermine democracy. Our grandchildren will curse them – and curse us for allowing them to do it.
God help us: holding fiercely to hope amid all the warmongering
It’s astonishing to consider that only a few weeks ago we celebrated the birth of the Prince of Peace. There are absolutely no words to express the contradiction between the meaning of Christmas and the practice of warmongering.