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Born Again Christians

Party Pooper: George W. Bush and the GOP

Steven Conn | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

Those who hope that the new library will serve as a "rebranding" of the Bush presidency, or who just want to engage in some Texas-style nostalgia for the good ol' W days -- and there were plenty of them in Dallas to cut the ribbon -- would do well to remember another mess their boy left.

Trauma And Trust: The Path Toward Sanctification

Bethany St. James | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Bethany St. James

When we make the decision as adults to be baptized in water, it is then we fully commit to let go of our old life. It is then we allow ourselves to begin healing. We are proclaiming that we trust in God to wash away those things that bind us to our past.

A Witness To Testimony

Bethany St. James | Posted 04.30.2013 | Religion
Bethany St. James

We need to stop pretending the past didn't happen and start sharing our stories, openly and honestly with each other. Honesty breeds trust and trust leads the brokenhearted to Christ.

Mary J. Blige Sounds Off On Gay Marriage

Posted 01.09.2013 | Gay Voices

Although she identifies herself as a born-again Christian, Mary J. Blige fully supports same-sex marriage. The Grammy award-winning hip-hop supers...

Voting Against the Tribe: The Year of the Sophisticated White, Conservative, Churchgoing Voter

Mark Joseph | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Mark Joseph

White conservative churchgoers, the story goes, have become unsophisticated robots who pull the lever for whatever Republican happens to be running at the time.

Exit Polls: Born-Again Christians Dominate GOP Vote

AP | By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- White born-again and evangelical Christians were dominating Alabama's and Mis...

The Trouble With Christian Labels

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

As I read the recent profile of Michele Bachmann in The New Yorker, it was painfully clear that the what-is-an-evangelical question remains largely unanswered for many who live outside the born-again bubble.

Only A Court Can Stop This Pilot Voucher

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.23.2011 | Denver

Douglas County School District officials say their controversial pilot scholarship is going to move forward until a court orders it to stop. The day ...

Patricia Heaton & I Discuss Born Agains & Bill Maher-Atheists

The Adam Carolla Show | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
The Adam Carolla Show

I'm not like one of those Bill Maher atheists-- I'm not gonna tell you what to believe or not to believe. I'll just be in the corner napping and reaping the rewards of your generous volunteer work.

Survivor Redemption Island: Matt Went From Champion to Totally Lose My Respect

Michael Russnow | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Last night's episode caused me to jump up aghast when I saw Matt Elrod, having regained entry to the game after masterfully winning six challenges in a row, throw it all away with an incredible blunder.

The Church's Role In Understanding Depression And Faith

Barbara Crafton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Barbara Crafton

Witnessing is telling the story of how God came into your life. It must end with your accepting Christ, and then things are supposed to be all right with you. You're not supposed to be hopeless and want to die.

RIP Robert Novak

Ron Mwangaguhunga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ron Mwangaguhunga

Novak, aware of that natural weakness in his personality, never tired of seeking a more harmonious sense of being. That, I think, is what made Novak ultimately a good man.

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.