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February 22, 2015
Prayer doesn’t answer with discrimination
Prayer is a powerful motivator. In heart and mind, one reaches out to God, a...
September 18, 2012
Secret Confessions from the GOP Nominee: A Response
Yesterday, the twitter-sphere blew up with articles and videos of Mitt Romney’s secret confession about...
September 14, 2012
Disillusionment, Democracy, and the Fate of President Obama
(A version of this blog was posted last week on the Political Theology blog, There...
August 21, 2012
Why Faithful Democrats?
"If your politics are based on your values, we need to seriously look at your...
August 20, 2012
Two American Dreams and One Economic Reality
Everyone in the country has heard the line from President Obama's speech in Roanoke, VA,...
August 16, 2012
“God’s Politics” Still Stands
In 2005, Reverend Jim Wallis published a book, “God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It...
August 03, 2012
What Can We Learn from the Grapes of Wrath?
So the past couple of weeks I have been leisurely reading about a family struggling...
July 31, 2012
Public Policy with a Dash of Empathy
Each person's viewpoints are a product of their own experiences. You see things through a...
July 26, 2012
On Becoming ‘Almost’ Amish
In some of my spare time at work, I've been reading a book titled "Almost...
July 24, 2012
The Obamney Religion Problem, Part II
If the 2012 Republican primary campaign is remembered for one thing, it must be the...
July 23, 2012
The Obamney Religion Problem, Part I
I recently read an essay posted on ReligionandPolitics.org, titled “Whatever happened to Romney’s ‘Evangelical Problem’?”....
July 20, 2012
Are You a Good Steward?
By Drew Robinson, Good Steward Campaign Field Director As a young Evangelical Christian there are...
July 19, 2012
The Triumph of Hypothetical Evil Over Real Evil
Originally posted in Sojourners' Blog, "God's Politics" Written by Aaron D. Taylor There’s a famous maxim...
July 18, 2012
Proud and Faithful Democrats
This past weekend, the New York Times ran an op-ed piece by their resident conservative...
July 13, 2012
A Theology of Failure
What does it mean to have an adequate theology of failure? Or rather, what does...
July 12, 2012
You Need More than a Fishing Permit
“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, but teach a man...
July 09, 2012
A Note on the Arms Trade Treaty
By Bishop Elias Taban, President of the South Sudan Evangelical Alliance We all know the...
July 09, 2012
Celebration of the Black Church
This post is a response to Professor Barbara Dianne Savage's "The Myth of the Black Church." For...
July 06, 2012
An Addendum to Feminist Theology
Guilty as charged. I did what every feminist theologian has been criticized for. I wrote...
July 05, 2012
Why I’m a Faithful Democrat
By Maggie Thornton Jesus made it clear to his disciples that “to whom much is...
June 29, 2012
Having It All, or Having Full Humanity?
It’s been a busy week in media. Notably, the U.S. Supreme Court passed down decisions...
June 28, 2012
What Today Truly Means
In the coming days, the headlines will assign blame and credit for today’s historic ruling...
June 20, 2012
Why I Hate the “Middle Class,” But Love Working Americans
One of my favorite quotes is FDR's famous line, "The test of our progress is...
June 14, 2012
Will Christians Actually Feed the Hungry?
When we harness our collective power to produce legislation that benefits the most vulnerable we...
June 04, 2012
Putting Politics Before People
By labeling President Obama's efforts to increase access to healthcare for the uninsured as "socialist,"...
May 29, 2012
Why All Bibles Should Go Digital…
Okay, every bible becoming an e-book might be a little hyperbolic, but maybe not by...
May 28, 2012
The Founding Values of America!
This is the question: Has America moved away from the values that it was once founded upon?...
May 23, 2012
Politics of a Seamless Garment: Catholic Universities, HHS and Onward
In December of 1983 Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was invited to give an address on Catholic...
May 18, 2012
Last Friday’s Evangelical Conference Call
On Friday, May 11, 2012 the Obama Campaign held an evangelical conference call to talk...
May 15, 2012
My Political Story and Journey
Proverbs 31:8 says, "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights...
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