Are Young Evangelicals Flocking to an Edited Justice Conference?

by (@JeffreyHWalton) February 20, 2014

The Justice Conference, a project of Evangelical organization World Relief, is strong on addressing issues of human trafficking, but gives almost no attention to global persecution of Christians, marriage or sanctity of life.

Evangelical United Methodist Historian, IRD Board Member Urges Non-Partisan Christian Social Engagement

by (@JohnLomperis) January 22, 2014

A panel of evangelical scholars discussed how American evangelicals can learn from the mistakes of the past to have a better social and political witness. The starting point for discussion was a recent book by IRD board member Ken Collins of Asbury Theological Seminary.

An Evangelical Woman’s Response to the ‘Unease Over Contraception’

by (@ChelsenVicari) January 9, 2014

Liberation theologians and feminists should be furious over the implications of the Pill, and yet they continue to rally for it, even when women’s health and safety are jeopardized.

Wallis Goes on Racism Attack, Impugning evangelicals on illegal immigration.

by (@markdtooley) November 23, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner has announced the House will not go to conference with the U.S. Senate over the latter’s immigration legalization proposal, likely forestalling any immigration legislation this year. It’s not for lack of trying by many religious advocates of immigration “reform,” with special exertions by many evangelical elites. A tent has arisen on Capitol Hill to shelter evangelical immigration prayers for immigration legislation.

Millions are Suffering and Sojourners Doesn’t Care

by (@lukemoon1) November 8, 2013

Edie Sundby has cancer. She has the kind of cancer where the five year survival rate is only 2%.  She’s among those 2%.  Her health insurance company has spent over a million dollars to keep her alive.  She likes her insurance company. Too bad. Here’s how Edie described her situation in an op-ed she wrote […]

The Religious Left’s One-Sided Shutdown Anger

by (@HashtagGriswold) October 8, 2013

If ever there was a fight in Washington that could fairly be described as a purely political, it would have to be the recent failure of Congress to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives and the Democrat-controlled Senate each passed their own versions of the bill, refusing to compromise even as the government shut down. At the heart of the debate was a provision to defund Obamacare that was present in the House bill, but absent from the Senate bill.

Churches & Government Shut-Down

by (@markdtooley) October 3, 2013

Jim Wallis has declared the government shut-down to be “unbiblical,” or at least so declares the headline of his latest Sojourners column. More specifically he faults “a clear hostility to government itself, government per se, from a group of political extremists that I believe is unbiblical.” In case there’s any doubt, he’s talking about conservative […]

A Confused Compassion: The Religious Battle over SNAP

by (@HashtagGriswold) September 27, 2013

In recent days, the nation has fixed its attention on Washington as lawmakers debate the passage of a continuing resolution to fund the government amidst Republican efforts to include language defunding Obamacare. But included in the version that passed the House of Representatives was an equally-contested provision decreasing federal spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

Southern Baptist Inauguration

by (@markdtooley) September 10, 2013

Amid a bracing rendition of “Onward Christian Soldiers,” Russell Moore was inaugurated today as the chief political witness spokesman for America’s second largest religious body. He succeeds Richard Land as president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Both men spoke today during a 2 hour service at Capitol Hill Baptist Church […]

Evangelical Luminaries Pray for Immigration Reform

by (@bjgingerich) July 25, 2013

“There aren’t many changes more dramatic in American evangelicalism than the way its leaders have embraced the indispensable justice of immigration reform.”