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
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.
In God We Trust
Do we really think about what "God" Americans trust?
that Caesar was divine. The US government is a secular reality. We are a representative democracy not a theocracy. And even though the reference
Africa Has a New Islamic State. Or Does It?
The Gambia’s president has declared it so. Not everyone is convinced.
their hair," the memo said. The directive lasted just over a week, and drew the ire of opposition and pro-democracy groups. "The decision is abandoned
British Evangelicals Worried about Sunday School, Youth Group Raids
Plans to regulate extremist Muslim madrassas would also affect youth ministry, warns EAUK.
In the wake of the "Trojan Horse" incident, the government announced that education curriculum would incorporate the British values of “democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean Relativism
In fact, it can help us confidently pursue common existence amid our deeply held differences.
relativists. Even though Confident Pluralism is one practical outworking of Christian witness in a liberal democracy, it finds resonance in Christian theology.
I'm a Conservative Married to a Liberal
The gospel gives us guidelines for how to navigate our differences.
what divides us. In other countries, opposing parties often represent completely different political systems, like fascism versus democracy. In America