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Is Government a Gift from God?

November 6, 2014

For some Christian citizens, we are facing newly elected officials and policies of which we are not particularly fond. Leaving us to raise the question, “Is government really a gift from God?”

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Another Stand For Israel

August 1, 2014

Violence and aggression in the Israeli conflict in Gaza have reached a frightening level.


Denominational Responses to the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 1, 2014

Let’s sort out the responses to the Hobby Lobby decision, shall we?

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Churches and the Welfare State

December 21, 2013

The Washington Post ran a troubling piece this week on a D.C. woman struggling to survive on welfare. Age 41, with 5 of her 6 children at home, she spends her time waiting for…

Former Army Brigadier General David Irvine (left) and Christian ethicist David Gushee (right) discuss their participation in the Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment.

As Americans Move on, David Gushee Stuck on Torture

December 5, 2013

In the years following President Obama’s ban on the use of torture, public opinion has shifted in support of its use against suspected terrorists. However, evangelical Left leader David Gushee continues to rail against the practice.

A panel of experts speaks in defense of the Arms Trade Treaty in Dirksen Senate Office Building on November 7, 2013. From left to right, Daryl Kimball of the Arms Control Association, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Paul O’Brien of Oxfam America, Rachel Stohl of The Stimson Center, and Galen Carey of the National Association of Evangelicals. (Photo credit: Alexander Griswold)

NAE Continues Push for Arms Trade Treaty

November 15, 2013

In a Senate panel last weekend and in its public statements, the National Association of Evangelicals continues to push for US ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty, a treaty strongly opposed by every Second Amendments rights organization.

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The Weird Rhetoric of Environmental “Holocaust”

August 19, 2013

But the Nazi comparison is egregious, as Nazi citations usually are. Do we really face the moral equivalent of Hitler’s Holocaust, which murdered about 11 million within a few years? Are skeptics of environmental end-times rhetoric the equivalent of Nazi sympathizers or Holocaust deniers? And does Cizik really rank with heroes who risked their lives like ten Boom or Schindler? Cizik did lose his NAE job (over same-sex unions), but not his life, and seems to be doing fine.


Chamber of Commerce Denies Funding Evangelical Immigration Table

June 22, 2013

By Mark Tooley @markdtooley The Chamber of Commerce has denied that it has funded the Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT) or its ad campaign for legislation legalizing illegal immigrants. Reacting to reports that leftist George…


Superman and the NAE are on a Quest for Peace

June 21, 2013

By Luke Moon (@lukemoon1) It is unclear whether President Obama’s speech outlining his plan to rid the earth of nuclear weapons was timed for the release of the newest Superman movie. Perhaps on the…


“Bibles, Badges and Business” to Rally for Immigration Law Next week in DC

June 6, 2013

(Photo credit: wosu.org) By Marjorie Jeffrey (@MarjorieJeffrey) Bibles, Badges and Business (BBB) has announced an upcoming event called “Bibles, Badges, and Business to DC” to rally for U.S. Senate legislation to legalize about 11…


Kermit Gosnell, Abortion and Capital Punishment

May 16, 2013

John Zmirak has a sensible article at First Things arguing that Kermit Gosnell, from a Catholic and Christian perspective on civil justice, deserved the death penalty for murdering babies who were born alive during…


Faith Leaders Advise White House on Human Trafficking Efforts

May 13, 2013

By Mikhail Bell (@Bellsworld) On April 10, the 14-member Faith-Based Advisory Council , of which Katharine Jefferts Schori, Leith Anderson and Lynne Hybels are members, announced the completion of a 36-page report, nearly one…