New Material on Faith@Work

At the evangelical portal at Patheos, the conversation continues on Christian faithfulness in the secular work world.  Click here to check it out. Two articles are especially worth mentioning today.  The first is from one of my best friends, a man of exceptional talents who has been extremely successful at an executive consulting firm.  He [Read More...]

Morning Report, July 22

1.  One gets the impression that health care reform is at a tipping point.  Either the reluctant moderates will buckle under or be bought off and some reform package (it’s worth recalling that there is nothing complete on the table as of yet, mostly because the Senate cannot figure out how to fund the thing) [Read More...]

Morning Report, July 21

1.  As explained in a Washington Post piece today, North Korean labor camps have been in operation for twice as long as the Soviet gulag and twelve times as long as Nazi concentration camps.  Experts estimate that roughly 200,000 political and religious prisoners reside in the camps today, and hundreds of thousands more have passed [Read More...]

Morning Report, July 20

1.  The White House is delaying release of its usual midsummer budget update, apparently because the news is so bad that it would further complicate, and possibly sink, their efforts to pass health care reform in the next month or so.  The administration promised economic armageddon if its stimulus were not passed and a swift [Read More...]

Is Gay Marriage a Cultural Issue?

Tony Jones has done meaningful work in ministry and serves through his books to introduce important questions into the bloodstream of contemporary evangelical discourse. Unfortunately, his reflection on same-sex marriage is rather muddled. The two most important words in the article are meaningless and cultural. [Click here to read the rest on the Evangelical portal [Read More...]