DALLAS (RNS) — Anyone who knows the Bible shouldn’t take issue with the idea that God has given President Trump authority to take out North
As politics in many ways continues to divide our cities, states and certainly nation, one important question arises for us as believers: How do I remain committed
Few pastors throw their hat into a political race. But many engage in politics in other ways, both in the public square and in church sanctuaries.
“Ministry is not a vocation, it’s not an occupation, it's a calling,” states a senator from Oklahoma. Others see running for office as part of the process of living out their faith.
Have you noticed? The presidential primary battles are going full-tilt. And “tilt” may be one of the best ways to describe how candidates, particularly in crowded partisan
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Today’s young Christians aren’t interested in enlisting for the culture wars that created a brand of Christianity focused more on the ballot box than serving others, author and cultural commentator Jonathan Merritt says in a new book due out May 8.<br
People of faith must be especially careful about the information they pass along during an election year.
Judy Baker could push her faith as a cornerstone as a candidate for public office. While she believes a candidate's "character and principles" should be considered, voters also must measure "other aspects of fairness, tolerance and competence" when choosing a public servant.
Voters need to be aware of their own biases, including those in their own faith tradition. Then they also must look for the bias that the media they use also likely will reflect.
Christians should be realistic in their expectations when it comes to finding a candidate whose values mirror their own.