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Church World Service Criticizes Governors over Syrian Refugees

November 16, 2015

Officials from a Mainline Protestant church agency are criticizing U.S. governors for declining to resettle Syrian refugees in their states.

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Evangelical Shift on Death Penalty?

October 22, 2015

While the NAE affirmed both sides on the issue of capital punishment, it did not affirm multiple perspectives on other political topics it has addressed including opposing nuclear deterrence and favoring legalizing illegal immigrants.


Evangelicals & Death Penalty

October 22, 2015

Evangelicals has excited anti-death penalty activists by abandoning its previous unequivocal support for capital punishment in favor of citing Evangelicals on both sides. A recent poll says 71% of white Evangelicals, who comprise the…


NAE Changes Death Penalty Position, “Affirm” Differing Viewpoints

October 20, 2015

Whatever the reason behind the NAE’s new resolution, it’s a big step. In which direction, is the question.

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Wesleyan Church Reports Record Attendance

September 8, 2015

The announcement places the Wesleyan Church among growing denominations such as the Assemblies of God and counters assertions that all churches in America are shriveling.


Georgetown Poverty Summit’s Impoverished Solutions

May 15, 2015

Georgetown University hosts a panel discussion on poverty heavy with platitudes and finger-pointing but absent of any constructive practical policy discussion on the differences between the Left and Right’s approach to reducing poverty.

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Christianity and Nukes

March 19, 2015

American nuclear disarmament will not leave the world safer or holier.

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Former NAE Board Member Headed to Union Seminary

February 26, 2015

Pastor Derrick Harkins is joining the seminary as Senior Vice President for Innovations in Public Programming.

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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?”


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?


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…