Billy Graham on Life, Marriage, and Freedom

Billy Graham led a national evangelical ministry through the era of the Religious Right without ever becoming a part of it. Like his contemporary Chuck Colson, Graham’s ministry was never primarily political, focusing instead on spiritual and cultural teaching and boots-on-the-ground service to those in need. Of course, the strength of Graham’s conviction coupled with [Read More...]

Evangelicals On Common Ground

On Tuesday, I participated in a panel discussion hosted by the evangelical political advocacy organization Sojourners. I’ve worked with the folks at Sojourners for years, organizing debates between their president Jim Wallis and AEI president Arthur Brooks, and speaking alongside their director of communications, my friend Tim King. I’m constantly impressed by the goodwill I receive [Read More...]

A Judgment Call

With the election only weeks away, I’ve been asked to offer advice for undecided Christian voters.  Let me be clear right up front: I am not an undecided Christian voter. Nor am I an Independent. I have known I was going to vote for the Republican in 2012 since president-elect Obama stood astride the Big [Read More...]

Reducing Abortion in America

Recently, a former classmate Kolburt asked a few Christians representing different places on the political spectrum to weigh in on the question of abortion on his blog Faithful Politics. Specifically, he asked us to focus specifically on suggestions for reducing the number of abortions within the current framework of laws. My good friend Matthew Lee [Read More...]

The Question I Would Ask

The first presidential debate takes place tonight. As I was driving to work this morning I wondered what question I would ask if given the opportunity. There is one thing I’ve been curious about. Did you know the Obama administration operates a fatherhood initiative? There aren’t many things President Obama has done that I support, but the [Read More...]


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