Category Archives: Christianity and politics

Burning (Straw) Man

  I’m having a hard time getting rid of something I don’t want anymore. I may need your help. It’s my evangelical awareness. It haunts me like a small cloud that follows me everywhere, or like a straw man who … Continue reading

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Big Game Rivalry Week

Rivalry week has come a little early here in southern California. Most of the west coast intra-state rivalries (Washington vs Washington St., Oregon vs Oregon St., Arizona vs Arizona St.) are having their games next weekend. But here in southern … Continue reading

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Whose side are you on?

Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, “Are you for us or for our enemies?” “Neither,” he … Continue reading

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Countercultural faith

One of the greatest injustices we do to our young people is to ask them to be conservative. Christianity is not conservative, but revolutionary.  – Francis Schaeffer You have been strategically placed right where you are for one reason: to … Continue reading

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Wisdom from the first President

Excessive attachment to political parties agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one party against another, and opens the door to foreign influence and corruption. – George Washington Where is George when we need … Continue reading

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A long and winding road

I’m one hundred times more passionate about creating Christians and churches that will be faithful, biblical, countercultural, and spiritually minded in a socialist America, in a Muslim America, in a communist America, than I am in preventing a Muslim America … Continue reading

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The experiment lives on

  I think we often forget that America was and is an experiment. At no other time in history has the setting and the resources been so right to begin a democracy. And the fact that the country is still … Continue reading

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‘Christian’ is a noun — only

The word “Christian” makes a very bad adjective. In fact, there should be an automatic red flag that pops up in your mind every time you see or hear it, or especially when you try to use it as such. … Continue reading

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