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Christian Politics

The Example of Jesus: A challenge to Christians in a politically divided nation

Sarah Burkhart | Posted 02.13.2017 | Religion
Sarah Burkhart

"Let him begin by treating the Patriotism or the Pacifism as a part of his religion. Then let him, under the influence of partisan spirit, come to reg...

Jesus Christ, Refugee

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 09.17.2014 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

Forget about your politics or your party. Forget about what the commentator on Fox or MSNBC feeds you. Look into the faces of these children. There is Jesus. At the border. Being smuggled in under cover of darkness. Invite him in.

America's New Pharaoh

James Robison | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
James Robison

In order to stop the slide and correct our nation's course, all who have legitimate concerns must learn to work together in supernatural harmony, unity, and commitment. Thomas Paine is still right: "It is not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies."

What to Do With Pesky Scriptures When You Play the 'God Card'?

Charles Redfern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Representatives of the supposedly more religion-friendly political party have deepened our understanding of the Bible and clarified the need for its amendment, contextualization and application.

Voting My Religion: The Hypocrisy of the "Christian Right"

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

I disagree with the way the Christian Right applies its values to its politics, but if conservative Christians are going to vote their values, then they should vote all of their values.

Why Christian Activism Against Gay Marriage Is Not Very Christian

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 07.14.2012 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

If the church is to be faithful to Christ, then our political action should focus on what the kingdom of God is all about: sheep and goats, not gays.

Carrying Christianity Beyond Left And Right

Tim Suttle | Posted 08.18.2011 | Religion
Tim Suttle

The church cannot become the state, but the church has an obligation to bear witness to the state. To fulfill this role, evangelicals must rise above the typical left-right debate and learn to speak with a voice that is truly Christian.

A Jesus Look At The Issues Du Jour

Donna Schaper | Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion
Donna Schaper

I have no idea if Jesus would vote to limit debt or increase it, but I do know he would frame the entire argument in a way no one else did.