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It’s Only Just

August 21, 2014

Be prepared for higher prices, not just for electricity, but for pretty much everything. Higher electric prices don’t simply mean a bigger utility bill in your mailbox. Businesses will also receive higher utility bills and they too will pass the costs on to consumers…

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Liberalism Alive and Well in America’s Churches

July 14, 2014

Editor’s note: The original version of this article was posted by TheBlaze. Click here to read it. Protection of the Church from the State is a job that typically includes religious leaders—at least, in…

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Alignment with the Principalities: Troubling Trends

July 12, 2014

Pride Month has wrapped up for 2014, but not without two significant events hosted by the White House in the last week of June.

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Can Pope Francis be the one to save Barack Obama?

October 6, 2013

Pope Francis’ recent comments may have earned him an unlikely fan, President Barack Obama. But could the Pope’s approach enable Obama to one day see the light on abortion and same-sex marriage?

(Rev. Joel Hunter shares a laugh in the White House with President Obama and Joshua DuBois. Credit: Washington Post)

Joel Hunter: A Political Pastor

July 15, 2013

A recent Religion News Service (RNS) article by Mark Pinsky profiled Orlando mega-church pastor Joel Hunter, lamenting the pastor’s efforts to “[become] the voice of moderate conservatism and coalition politics have resulted in a ten…


Tooley: Ambitious Pastor Took ‘Cheap Shots’ at Religious Right

April 3, 2013

By Charlie Butts and Jody [Editors note: This article originally appeared on the Instant Analysis website, quoting an interview with Mark Tooley.] The Episcopal priest who brought politics to the pulpit on Easter Sunday is being…


Reduced Religious Vitality, Our Nation, and the 2012 Election

November 13, 2012

by Robert Benne We are indeed a changed country. We are in decline economically, socially, and culturally.  And the crucial factor—religion—that undergirds all those sectors is losing its punch. The victory of Barack Obama…


Poll: Regular Churchgoers Preferred Romney

November 8, 2012

Exit polling following the US presidential election has found that regular churchgoers voted for defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney by wide margins. According to one exit poll released through CNN, 42 per cent of…


Now Is the Time to Value Faith

November 7, 2012

By Addie Darling In the days leading up to yesterday’s election, both President Obama and Governor Romney made last-minute appeals to the public based on common values and national well-being. This past Saturday, President Obama presented…


Pew Poll Shows Most Protestants and Catholics Opposing Obama

November 4, 2012

A new Pew Research Center poll, the last before the election, shows majorities of evangelicals, Mainline Protestants, and Roman Catholics supporting Mitt Romney. White evangelicals support Romney over Barack Obama by 78 percent to…


Campaign 2012: the Funeral March of Public Discourse

November 1, 2012

[Warning: this blog is about indecent language. I link to said indecencies for sake of evidence, but if you don't want to hear bad language, don't click on the hyperlinks.] Have you heard? There’s…


What About Sudan?

October 12, 2012

By Faith McDonnell Through our affiliation with Act for Sudan, an alliance of advocacy organizations and individual activists of which IRD is a member, IRD is working to have Sudan become an issue in…