Category Archives: Christianity and politics

Grace and peace

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Romans, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, 1st and 2nd Timothy, and Philemon, all start out this way. “Grace and peace … Continue reading

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‘Thy will be done’

Yesterday was one of the darker days in U.S. history, no matter what your take on it or your political persuasion. And what happens from here is equally disrupting. It was unsettling to see as revered an icon and symbol … Continue reading

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Are these the last days?

I was wondering if we might start hearing lots of end times predictions around a renewed look at biblical prophecy, and sure enough this last weekend I ran into a few sources of information on the topic. End times prophecy … Continue reading

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Crisis in America

Over three years separates our spring of 2017 interview with Os Guinness and where we are today, and yet, without changing a word, my resulting Catch reads as if it were written yesterday. Because his challenges are so prophetic and … Continue reading

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‘What is truth?’

Our frustrating experience last week in doctors’ offices and the hospital concerning Marti’s yet-to-be-diagnosed symptoms was not unlike what we are all facing today in our own fact-finding processes in the complex culture in which we find ourselves. The big … Continue reading

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Where is Nelson Mandela when we need him?

In our interview with Os Guinness this week, he spoke of his admiration for America even though he is not himself an American, because of the revolution of 1776 and the great experiment of democracy which formed a vision for … Continue reading

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Dealing with dystopia

The year’s at the spring And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hill-side’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn: God’s in his heaven— All’s right with the world!        – Robert … Continue reading

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Are we generating life or strife?

Why is it that so often I return from social converse with a spirit worn, a lack, a disappointment—even a sting of shame, as for some low, unworthy thing?   —George MacDonald Have you noticed how these days, almost every … Continue reading

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