Articles on Politics

Looking at the political headlines recently, it could be easy to give in to dismay, disgust, or discouragement.  There is certainly good reason for these feelings. It’s disgusting when we see politicians pointing to Joseph’s relationship with Mary to excuse... Continue...

For many Americans, November 8th was an important day—whether for good or ill. Millions exercised their right by voting for the next President of the United States. For several months, we witnessed political ads, watched debates, and argued over candidates... Continue...

In 2017, a new trend has been established among prominent senators of the Democratic Party: Interrogating would-be government appointees about their religious beliefs as a condition of serving in government, something expressly prohibited by Article VI of the United States... Continue...

Pastor Nathan Carter moved to Chicagoland for college and never left, putting down roots in the city where he and his wife, Andrea, are raising five daughters. Now, he’s leading his congregation to make a similar commitment to their city,... Continue...

“Lord, just grant me anonymity.” This is a common refrain from elected leaders as they are about to enter the doors of their local church (though campaign season may be an exception). Like any of us, they are hoping for... Continue...

Neil Gorsuch steadfastly refused to provide judge-like commentary on such issues as abortion and assisted suicide in his confirmation hearings, but he was not reluctant to explain his ruling in a vital religious liberty case. President Trump’s nominee to the... Continue...

Neil Gorsuch defended his judicial independence and refused to express his opinion on U.S. Supreme Court decisions – including Roe v. Wade — during the first two days of hearings on his nomination to be a justice. In his opening... Continue...

I recently sat down with Kamal Fahmi, founder of Set My People Free, an international NGO focused on the abolition of apostasy and blasphemy laws around the world. Generally speaking, apostasy laws prevent conversion from one religion to another. Apostasy... Continue...

Once upon a pre-election Sunday, in an simpler era of Presidential politics, I stood before my Bible-belt congregation of three hundred people and said something like this: On Tuesday, we have a choice between two candidates. One supports life, that... Continue...

Pastors and political engagement—sound like an oxymoron? For many pastors, yes. They feel that politics is divisive and distracting from gospel ministry. For others, political engagement is an essential part of loving their neighbor and seeking the good of their... Continue...