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As many evangelicals perpetuate Christian nationalism and seek access to political power today, they should recall the courageous stance of a Christian and GOP senator who prophetically spoke truth to power in 1973. […] Read More

Can differences of degree become so great they become differences of kind? Conservative and liberal Christians, unable to find a center, have become so increasingly polarized it appears they have produced two Christianities. […] Read More

One framework affecting our nation’s immigration debate relies on whether we adhere to a politics of purity or one of compassion. The former erects boundaries; the latter seeks community with “the other.” […] Read More

The church does not reign over the world anymore and cannot enforce its beliefs on others. That leaves the legal system of the United States as the only recourse for some, but that path carries a price. […] Read More

The proposed tax plan drafted by the GOP in the House of Representatives contains a provision that would repeal the so-called “Johnson Amendment,” the Baptist Joint Committee says. […] Read More

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Abraham Lincoln reminds us that those who continually divide themselves will inevitably fall. More than ever, we need the hope and light of Christ to shine brightly in our world. […] Read More

The two camps claiming the term “pro-life” are often in opposition to each other. If each can see where the other comes from, can they find common ground to preserve the dignity of human life across the board? […] Read More

Politics isn’t a zero-sum game. When political parties enter candidates for public office, more than winning or losing is at stake. In a divided electorate, the majority that won by a slim margin still must represent everyone. […] Read More

At a rally, President Trump praised “beautiful” barbed wire going up at the border. Barbed wire is among the most lethal and terrible inventions deployed in modern warfare. Beautiful it is not. […] Read More

With the polls closed and the elections mostly finalized, it’s time for us to face a reality: Our country is sick and getting sicker. We can no longer sit by the wayside. We must rise up and move forward. […] Read More