I like telling the story of people of faith in the Democratic Party… their strength and resolve, through their faith in God, to be servants, caring for and fighting for the American people. [Read more...]
As election day draws near, I have been asking myself, “Who would Jesus vote for?” I have many friends who are convinced that the Christian faith requires them to vote Republican. And while I respect their convictions, I cannot agree. I think that if Jesus were registered to vote in the 2012 United States Presidential [Read More...]
Of the many differences between this year’s Republican and Democratic National Conventions, there’s one that should be of particular importance to religious leaders: truth-telling. The GOP event was, sadly, lie after lie. On the first day, speakers repeatedly assailed President Obama for claiming that small business owners “didn’t build” their companies—which he never said. Rick [Read More...]
Paul Ryan’s discipleship of this atheist’s teachings shaped his belief in a form of distorted individualism that is more Russian novel than basic American goodness; more Ivan the Terrible than the Good Shepherd. [Read more...]
Faithful Democrats believes that Democrats are stronger when we speak from our values and Christianity is stronger when we embrace the full Gospel. Our goal is less to provide a response to the Religious Right than to express a Christian whole with humility, authenticity, and a belief that Jesus’ teachings are still relevant to our world and politics.