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Democratic Party

A key item of business is adopting the Democratic Party’s platform during the convention’s gathering this week in Philadelphia. Like the Republican Party’s platform passed last week, the Democratic platform will define the party and guide its candidates and activists over the next four years. Political science research shows platform debates can impact parties and […] Read More

Three Baptist Democrats are “doers of the word,” what Jesus’ brother James commended Christians to be. James wrote, “Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” When these three Democrats are compared with their three Republican counterparts, one is left to wonder what explains the stark differences. Is it party affiliation? Is […] Read More

A Bible Verse for Victors

God expects a lot from Democrats. Democrats need a word from the Lord. Now that Democrats control both houses of Congress, the majority of governorships and more state legislatures than Republicans, they need a watchword from the Bible. They need a verse that guards them from the temptation of pride that can lead to the […] Read More

Democrats face “a serious God problem,” as a new Pew Research Center study kindly reported. Conducted in July, the survey found that only 26 percent of respondents identified the Democratic Party as “friendly” to religion, down three points from last year. As bad as that number is, the situation is much worse than it looks. […] Read More