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Jesus Thieves

Protestants Marrying Santorum Should Use Contraception

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Leaving aside Ron Paul, there are four candidates remaining in the presidential race. The three top Republicans are comprised of two are Roman Catholics and a Mormon. Pity the poor right-wing Protestants.

Unbuckling the Bible Belt from the Legacy of Slavery

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert S. McElvaine

Hardly anyone mentions that the "the Bible Belt" and "the Black Belt" refer to essentially the same part of the country. That easily overlooked fact is of enormous significance.

Let Bill Moyers Question Palin

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

On Friday, the anniversary of John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech and Q-and-A session addressing concerns about his religion, I called upon Sarah Palin t...

Christian Author Warns of Palin's "Scary" Religion: "Answer Questions, as JFK Did 48 Years Ago Today"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

For the sake of the country -- and for Gov. Palin's own sake -- the campaign's vow of silence on the subject of her religion must be broken -- completely, publicly, and personally by the candidate herself.

She's Not Quayle; She's Thomas

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

A second X-chromosome is no more a sufficient qualification for being women's choice for the vice presidency than dark pigmentation was for being African-Americans' choice for a seat on the Supreme Court.

"Bush & McCain & Pray for Rain"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The weather turned out to be beautiful. We await a reaction from Dr. Dobson. God is neither a terrorist nor a political partisan.

Obama vs. "Oh, Bomb 'Em" -- Who's the Christian?

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

There are several examples of where Jesus offers an answer to Pastor Warren's question on what to do about evil that is nearly opposite to Sen. McCain's.

Back in the Saddle(back)

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

In trying to strike a balance between religious voters and those who are fearful of the religious right, McCain has, like Nixon in 1968, embraced those he knows are wrong.

Jesus Thieves Convene for McCain

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Many of the nation's leading Jesus Thieves convened in Denver last Tuesday to work towards uniting behind the candidacy McCain, a man who used to have the courage to denounce such charlatans.

The Audacity of Dope

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

I'll take the Christianity of a Jesus Follower like Barack Obama over that of a Jesus Thief like James Dobson any day of the week.

McCain & the Rev. Wrongs

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Barack Obama has had his Rev. Wright Problem, but John McCain has created for himself a serious Rev. Wrongs Problem.