However You Vote, Do It with Joy
A Christian approach to politics frees us from duty or strategy.
To be civically engaged in Nero's Roman Empire looks somewhat different than being civically engaged in our American democracy. At its core, a democracy
How Trump’s Inauguration Will Catalyze Christian Witness
Now is the time for the church to embrace the radical, ordinary influence of faith.
This particular election tested the limits of political democracy, as more than half of all US voters didn't vote and as the electoral college trounced the populist vote.
Azerbaijan's Ambiguous Bible Breakthrough
After 20-year struggle, will new Bible society even be allowed to print Bibles?
The petition was voided after 3,500 of the more than 40,000 signatures were labelled “invalid” by Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission. “Democracy is something that Azerbaijan
Evangelicals Cheer Pro-Life Vote at Methodist Conference
(UPDATE) On the last day of the General Conference, Methodists repeal four decades of Roe v Wade support.
Reproductive Choice (RCRC), the church took “two MAJOR steps in the right direction,” tweeted John Lomperis, the United Methodist director at the Institute on Religion and Democracy
Engaging the Elections at Church
How to pastor your congregation during the campaign season.
accountable to God. In a democracy, voters are part of the process and will be accountable for how they steward the gift of their citizenship. Pastors and
Weekend Edition—May 13, 2016
Distinctly Christian colleges, Day of Reason, Twitter for Churches, Church Signs, and more!
[T]he majority of Israeli Christians (72%) believe Israel cannot be both a democracy and a Jewish state, though most Israeli Jews (76%) believe it can be fully both.
Parenting in a New Day of Presidential Politics
Amy Whitfield notes how politics has changed in the last two decades
In 1988, I turned twelve. It was an exciting time to watch democracy in action, and it opened up a new world for me. It's another year to see democracy in action.
Where Obama's Final Push for a Two-State Solution Leaves Trump
Three Christians explain the intensifying world debate over Israel's West Bank settlements.
To them, it invites international opprobrium, diverts limited resources to an unsustainable project, and undermines Israel's democracy by forcing two systems of governance into the
The Two Worlds of a Nigerian Christian Novelist
How Chigozie Obioma’s writing draws on Western and African expressions of faith.
The story covers almost a decade, from 1993 to 1999. In 1993, Nigeria attempted to have a democratic regime, which was aborted, and democracy wasn't established there until 1999.
The Truth of Scorsese’s Faithless Characters
In an interview with CT, ‘Silence’ director reveals why he is drawn to ‘wretches.’
of this, I interpret The Wolf of Wall Street as a gaudy, upsetting, but prophetic film about how men of greed, corruption, and lawlessness rob America blind and undermine democracy.