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A Weak Christian Response to Iranian Nukes That Could Make War More, Not Less, Likely

August 27, 2015

The National Council of Churches has organized a letter of religious voices effusively praising the Iran nuclear deal and urging Congress to support supposedly the “most robust monitoring and inspection regime every negotiated” that…

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IRD: NCC Support for Iran Deal ‘Utopian’

August 26, 2015

The National Council of Churches has organized a letter of religious voices praising the Iran nuclear deal.

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American Churches and the Iran Nuclear Deal

August 21, 2015

Most church groups and prominent religious voices speaking to the Iran nuclear deal are supportive. Most notable among them is the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops. In April, Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces,…

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Evangelical Left Begins Responding to Planned Parenthood Videos

July 24, 2015

Evangelical Left figures have begun responding to an unfolding scandal involving Planned Parenthood and the alleged sale of organs from aborted children for profit.

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IRD: Be Wary of Unintended Consequences in Iran Nuclear Deal

July 17, 2015

“Christians in sync with historic church teaching and human reality must appreciate the dangers of this accommodation with Iran’s Shiite theocracy,” says IRD’s Mark Tooley.

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Recalling Saigon’s Fall

May 1, 2015

Here’s a marvelous story of the CIA operative who helped some of the 65,000 South Vietnamese who escaped in the final few days before Saigon fell to the Communists on April 30, 1975, just…

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Evangelicals Must Resist Mainline Protestant Trajectory

February 19, 2015

(Here are my February 19 remarks at Perimeter Church outside Atlanta at the Areopagus Forum.) Recently a Nashville area church pastor who professes to be evangelical made headlines by announcing his church’s acceptance of…

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“We Can’t Food-Bank Our Way to the End of Poverty” Says Liberal Clergy

January 22, 2015

A group of major liberal religious leaders who believe America’s government has a “biblical mandate” to curb poverty met on January 15 at the National Press Club.

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Jim Wallis’ New Year’s Resolutions vs. the Pope’s

January 3, 2015

Religious Left icon Jim Wallis posted his ten 2015 New Year’s resolutions in Huffington Post. They are mostly admirable or benign if somewhat politically correct. Love more. Build racial bridges. Empower women. Embrace hope….

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A Bright Light versus Evangelical Anarchism

December 30, 2014

Pick any random number of churches that have lost significant membership and check out their acceptance of liberal theology.

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Brad Pitt & Jim Wallis

November 9, 2014

Brad Pitt’s new WWII film Fury is violent, vulgar, maybe not entirely realistic, but also inspirational. He’s a veteran tank commander pushing against heavy German resistance during the war’s final days. Inflicted with a…

Sojourners' President Jim Wallis speaks November 4 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC (Photo: Jeff Walton/IRD)

Jim Wallis: “Ferguson is Everywhere”

November 5, 2014

Racial tensions following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri by a white police officer are a response to widespread injustices, according to a leading Evangelical Left author and activist.