By: Roger Olson The harsh rhetoric and overall lack of civility in politics is seeping into Christian communities. It's fine to hold a strong political opinion, but we should never ridicule those who disagree with us.
By: Steve Hucklesby Whether to intervene with military force to prevent war crimes often requires a judgment regarding the lesser of two evils. What role can the church play to resolve violent conflict and build peace?
By: Joe LaGuardia A variety of nationalist religions are on the rise around the globe. In the wake of increasing regional tensions, people turn to religions that reinforce tribal pride and quell fears regarding economic inequality.
By: Simon Jones Refugees in a makeshift camp, known as the jungle, in Calais, France, struggle to hold their lives together, sometimes facing the indifference and often the hostility of their neighbors.
By: Barry Howard The pulpit is a place to accent the privilege and responsibility of choosing our leaders, not a place to dictate the decision. Here are four steps for pastors who want to encourage good citizenship from the pulpit.
By: Danny Chisholm Ministers create inherent dangers when they endorse presidential candidates. It sets ministers up for disappointment, confuses and alienates laity and exaggerates pastors' influence.
By: Zach Dawes The demand for perfect adherence to a particular faction's ideology is having a detrimental impact not only on the political processes, but also on other societal institutions, including the local church.