Columns on Politics

Christians, Muslims Collaborate to Curb Terrorism, Encourage Peace | Rick Love, Interfaith Engagement, Terrorism, Peacemaking
Christians, Muslims Collaborate to Curb Terrorism, Encourage Peace
By: Rick Love
When Christians and Muslims unite to promote peacekeeping in nations like Pakistan and Somalia, their work helps to undermine terrorism. Read More ...
Rick Love

World Cup Preparation Ignores Migrant Workers' Protection | Vinoth Ramachandra, World Cup, Worker Protection, Qatar, Migrant Workers
World Cup Preparation Ignores Migrant Workers' Protection
By: Vinoth Ramachandra
Since Qatar won the bid to host soccer's World Cup in 2022, more than 400 migrant workers have died on the country's construction sites. And that number could reach 4,000 when the World Cup begins. Read More ...
Vinoth Ramachandra

Ukraine Crisis Needs Respectful Dialogue to Reach Peace | William Yoder, Ukraine, Russia, Crimea, Russian Union of Evangelical Christian-Baptists
Ukraine Crisis Needs Respectful Dialogue to Reach Peace
By: William Yoder
As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds and Crimea returns to Russia, all parties need to exercise linguistic disarmament. Only a cautious and respectful diction can point the way toward peace. Read More ...
William Yoder

Israel-Palestine: When Theology and Politics Mix | Israel-Palestine: When Theology and Politics Mix
Israel-Palestine: When Theology and Politics Mix
By: David Kerrigan
The third Christ at the Checkpoint conference explores how the teachings of Jesus contribute to the task of achieving peace and justice in Israel and Palestine. Read More ...
David Kerrigan

Georgia Bill Would Allow Concealed Weapons in Churches | Aaron Weaver, Gun Control, Georgia
Georgia Bill Would Allow Concealed Weapons in Churches
By: Aaron Weaver
Georgia politicians are considering a proposed law that would drop the ban on firearms in churches and other public places. Some faith leaders are opposing the misguided legislation. Read More ...
Aaron Weaver

Liberia’s Economy: No Comfort for Oppressed or Oppressors | Richard Wilson, Liberia, Rick’s Institute, Poverty, Economics
Liberia’s Economy: No Comfort for Oppressed or Oppressors
By: Richard Wilson
Unemployment in Liberia is about 85 percent. Many seek work day after day. The nation’s economic system provides no comfort for the oppressed as well as their oppressors.  Read More ...
Richard Wilson