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The divine right of kings is being repackaged today by politicians attempting to advocate for God’s endorsement upon their policies and candidates. However, proclaiming such a right is dangerous for both our faith and democracy. […] Read More

Is the moral example or the policy positions of a US president more important? A recent Gallup survey found the answer depends on which party is in power. […] Read More

When preachers cozy up to politicians, they tend to tell the politician what they want to hear, not what God leads them to say. It was true with King Ahab and his 400 court prophets, and it still rings true today. […] Read More

In political and congregational spheres, fear drives a disturbing number of Christians to embrace harsh, divisive, self-centered and transactional leadership. Instead, we must practice Jesus’ way of peacemaking and humility. […] Read More

Many members of both political parties believe the opposing party is more immoral and close-minded and less patriotic. Yet a majority of respondents from both parties said they wanted politicians to find common ground. […] Read More

Those who rule over others – or assume they do – face a great temptation to build themselves up. If you’re in a position of authority and power, you’re responsible for others. Take a lesson from a cartoon turtle. […] Read More

Pastors need to address the issues of our day, but that’s not always easy in our divided culture, especially when you’re employed by a church who can terminate you at the drop of a hat. This is the moral struggle pastors face. […] Read More

For pastors with mixed-politics congregations, here are 3 rules to hold your diverse ‘purple’ churches together as the political discourse grows increasingly toxic when the presidential race heats up. […] Read More

In the United Kingdom and United States, certain politicians seek – or hold – the highest office in the land while making statements designed to attract attention and appear to be on the side of ordinary folks. Or am I being paranoid? […] Read More

President Trump once again spewed racism during a weekend Twitter tirade. Rather than become numb to his latest racist rant, Christians can choose to be part of the national dialogue about racism in a way that honors Christ. […] Read More