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
Weekend Edition—May 13, 2016
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[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.
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
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.
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.
A Psalm for the Refugee Crisis in America
When our government is wrong, the church responds by doing what is right.
fray on this issue. And enter it we must. We live in a democracy, after all, and that means there is always the possibility of policy change. Yet we mustn't
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
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.