Trump’s Biggest Liability: He’s Getting Boring

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances… -William Shakespeare, “As You Like It” Before anything else, Donald Trump is an entertainer. He knows how to build a brand: in this case, his own name. To his credit he has kept his name – and [Read More…]

Homebrewed CultureCast Post-Election Special with Jim Wallis

We were stoked to sit down with Jim Wallis, Sojourners guru, political activist and all-around change agent for the common good to chat up what happened during the most recent elections. We talk about what comes next, how the parties will respond to the electorate and where both sides can come together for real change. [Read More…]

Is Democracy Dividing Us?

I’ve watched with some fascination as the projected electoral map takes shape, with great swaths of red across the heart of the nation, with blue surrounding on the left and right perimeters. There are a few exceptions, but for the most part, we’re a polarized nation, at least according to the maps the media present. Day [Read More…]

Identity Theft: When Politicians Hijack Jesus’ Name

Gotta say I’m a big fan of this church sign at my father-in-law’s church: It’s time to STOP: Using faith, Jesus and the Bible as a political platform; Cherry-picking from the Gospel based on what polls well; Claiming Jesus would be so myopic to identify with either of our major political parties; Calling yourself a [Read More…]