Resources on Christian Citizenship

“Thank you for your service,” they say, as they shake our hands and pat our backs.  We smile and thank them for their gratitude and try to think of something else to talk about. These encounters with strangers happen from... Continue...

As I watched the election results come in on Tuesday night, I asked myself, “What does this change about what I do tomorrow?” I asked, “What does this election change about what my church does in the morning?” “What does... Continue...

The presidential election is over, and we now have a president elect, but the work has really just begun. The years ahead could easily produce anxiety, greater division and frustration. We’ve seen the questions: Will our country survive? Will my... Continue...

This election will soon pass, and many Christians will be asking, “What now?” We have experienced a long and hostile election season that has divided the nation, sullied friendships, and even strained family relationships. Though we don’t yet know the... Continue...

For many Americans, religion—particularly Christianity—is intrinsically valuable. We appreciate religiously motivated behavior primarily because it honors God and serves our fellow man. But an increasing number of our fellow citizens are agnostic about God and skeptical that religion provides much... Continue...

The death this week of conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has renewed discussion of her role in defeating the Equal Rights Amendment. Here is what you should know about the proposed amendment and why the once popular measure was rejected by... Continue...

The 4th of July presents Christians with one of any number of temptations. Some of us will make too much of our earthly citizenship as Americans. Others, perhaps in response to the uncareful wedding of God and country, will make too... Continue...

Russell Moore was on Religious and Ethics Newsweekly to talk about the 2016 Presidential Race and how Christians can engage in politics this year. Watch the interview here Continue...

For years, the United Methodist Church (UMC) appeared poised to follow in the footsteps of other Mainline Denominations toward liberal theology and declining cultural relevance. But the last few weeks have proved otherwise. In a shocking turn of events, the... Continue...

I was raised in a patriotic family. My Dad is a retired Marine. My father-in-law is a decorated Vietnam Vet. My brother flew B-52's in the War on Terror. When the flag goes up or passes by, I stop what... Continue...