FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Faithful Dems Joins Largest Religion Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Rachel Johnson, rachel@faithfuldemocrats.com Tweet this:  http://bit.ly/PCqmTK http://www.patheos.com/blogs/faithfuldemocrats/ Faithful Democrats Joins Patheos The Leading Democrats Faith & Politics Blog Will Anchor News & Politics Channel WASHINGTON, DC – FaithfulDemocrats.com announced today that it will be joining Patheos.com, the largest independent religion site on the web.  As part of this partnership, Faithful Democrats [Read More...]

Why Faithful Democrats?

“If your politics are based on your values, we need to seriously look at your values.”  That statement still brings me up short.  It was said to me by a dear friend in response to my saying I was a Democrat because of how I understand my faith.  The response was made in jest, but [Read More...]

Tune My Heart To Sing Thy Grace: God And The Stimulus

The last few weeks I have been caught up in the TNT worthy drama in Washington surrounding the passage of the stimulus bill. As the final votes were tallied in the House and Senate, I was saddened – though not surprised – by the decision of Congressional Republicans to vote almost unanimously against the package. [Read More...]

Closing Guantanamo and Saving our National Soul

The excitement leading up to Tuesday’s inauguration of Barack Obama is palpable. Radio and TV news outlets alternate between stories on the logistical preparations D.C. is making as it braces for the tidal wave of hope filled pilgrims and the daunting challenges awaiting the 44th President. Among stories that fall into the latter category, I [Read More...]

Parting The Red Sea

Ignore the religious vote.  This thinking has been the conventional wisdom of the Democratic Party for decades; we cannot win religious voters so there is no point wasting the time and money trying to do so.  As a result, we restricted ourselves to an electoral map that resembled a sea of red washing up against [Read More...]

Alabama’s Bright Spot

Montgomery Alabama Mayor Bobby Bright, who is running for AL’s 2nd Congressional district, is a candidate that both Democrats and Christians should be paying special attention to.  Democrats should have an eye on Bright, and others of his mold, because he could be their key to putting the South back in play for a party [Read More...]

A Leader We Can Trust

“Politics is a good thing.”  That is the slogan of Larry Sabato’s Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, and it is the message he hammered home to me every day I sat in is Intro to American Politics course.  In a climate where it is easy to be cynical about government and use [Read More...]

Breaking Free From Cultural Captivity: Christian Reflections in Light of Barmen and Abu Ghraib

Below is a summary of the session: Breaking Free From Cultural Captivity:  Christian Reflections in Light of Barmen and Abu Ghraib [Read more...]

Current Legislative and Policy Efforts Related to Torture

Below is a summary of the session:   Current Legislative and Policy Efforts Related to Torture [Read more...]

Healing the (American) Christian Relationship with the Muslim World

Below is the summary for the session:   Healing the (American) Christian Relationship with the Muslim World [Read more...]


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