Tag: Political Action

Political Reformation

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied” (Matthew 5:6). Jesus was surely speaking to hungry and thirsty people. Crowds, like sheep, eat and drink all the time. But it was not hunger or…

Clear As Mud II

If you haven’t read Clear As Mud, please read it first. Since the DNC (Denver 2008) has just ended let me speak to its origin. Two nights ago the keynote speaker, Mike Warner, mentioned that Thomas Jefferson was the founder…

True Freedom

God gives us impossible conundrums in order to show us our own folly, weakness and inability. Once we understand that we can’t understand everything about God, we can then surrender the effort to try to understand, an effort that leads…

Campaign 2008

The fact that the Democratic Party is awash in Presidential candidates provides a rare opportunity for Christian mission and apologetics to take center stage in public debate. How so? Because the anticipated campaign issues fall in the heart of Christendom.…

Values Voting

Tom Krattenmaker writes in USA Today, November 12, 2006, Confessions of a Values Voter as a political and religious “progressive” (which means Liberal) that conservatives and/or Republicans do not have a corner on the values market. And, of course, he…

On Elections

Wouldn’t it be nice if social improvement was just a matter of electing the right people to office? It would make life much simpler. But alas, it just isn’t so. Life is much more complex than that. Have you noticed…

Marriage Amendment

:On the Horns of a Dilemma President George W. Bush has called for an amendment to the Constitution in order to stop the encroachment of those who want access to the various federal and state benefits that are accorded to…

Born or Made?

From a Christian perspective it doesn’t matter whether homosexual orientation is genetic or learned. Rather, there are only two considerations pertinent to the issue of sin—any sin: 1) Can it be forgiven? And 2) is the sinner repentant? Being a Christian requires that each question be answered with an unqualified yes.