Category Archives: politics

On conservatives and race: do black lives really matter to the right?

In my last post, I addressed an issue of priorities that drives politically conservative Christians to not only be drawn to the GOP but also feel compelled to endorse it’s candidate to uphold priorities. Specifically, I noted issues of life … Continue reading

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About that time Peter demanded his religious freedom

In what has been one of the most bizarre, sleaziest election season, it goes without saying that the choice for Bible adhering, gospel-centered Christians has been quite challenging. Typically motivated by issues of life and religious freedom, it makes perfect … Continue reading

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Read’em and Weep . . . or not

The other day, a good friend gave me a gentle rebuke. The reason? I had articulated an opinion about a current event that I didn’t have a wealth of knowledge in.  Sure I knew the basic facts but not enough … Continue reading

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How to Help the Poor?: The Muddy Mess of a Moderate Christian

I try to avoid discussions about politics with other Christians, especially when it involves economics and poverty. The reason being is that we are very quick to assign the right vs. left label.  As soon as I give support for … Continue reading

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Why Do Poor People Need Cell Phones, Anyway?

Typically, this question is posed with a bit of disdain because of opposition towards government programs that provide subsidies or any type of assistance for the poor. In fact, I recently saw this rather biased report that supposedly exposed the real conditions … Continue reading

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