#Facepalm Friday: Nadia Bolz-Weber’s Portlandia Lent

by (@JeffreyHWalton) March 7, 2014

While a few of Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber’s ideas for keeping Lent holy are closely tied to Lenten traditions, others seem like something from the sketch comedy show Portlandia.

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.

The Little Sisters of the Poor, the Bogeyman & His Evangelical Henchmen

by (@ChelsenVicari) November 13, 2013

It is embarrassing that of all the countries that Little Sisters of the Poor operates, it is the United States of America that is demanding either obedience or expulsion.

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 […]

Sojourners’ Shameless Support for Conspiracy Theories

by (@HashtagGriswold) November 7, 2013

Sojourners is well-known for its progressive take on Christianity and politics. But recently it crossed a line with an unqualified, uniformed endorsement of a fringe conspiracy theory.

“Faithfully” Opposing Pipelines in Favor of Trucks?

by (@markdtooley) October 29, 2013

Faithful America is “a fast-growing online community dedicated to reclaiming Christianity from the religious right and putting faith into action for social justice.” It’s also funded by George Soros and other left-wing secular philanthropies for “organizing the faithful to take on right-wing extremists and renew the church’s prophetic role in building a more free and […]

Why Liberal Evangelicals are Lying to Millennials

by (@ChelsenVicari) October 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was published TheBlaze. Click here to read it. Newark, N.J. Mayor and Senate hopeful Cory Booker is not known for proclaiming his love of Jesus or evangelizing to his fellow politicians and constituents. So as a 20-something evangelical, I find it curious that Mayor Booker is a featured […]

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 […]

Evangelical Amnesty Activists Double Down

by (@TheIRD) June 26, 2013

By Marjorie Jeffrey (@MarjorieJeffrey) The immigration bill in the Senate seems all but unstoppable, but pro-amnesty religious activists aren’t taking any chances. All this week, on the Capitol grounds, the Evangelical Immigration Table will be holding prayer gatherings every morning at 10 AM to pray for the passage of immigration reform in the Senate. A […]