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With the polls closed and the elections mostly finalized, it’s time for us to face a reality: Our country is sick and getting sicker. We can no longer sit by the wayside. We must rise up and move forward. […] Read More

While our minds and hearts traditionally turn toward gratitude in November, the overwhelming bad news on so many fronts leaves us paralyzed. It’s time to turn things around. […] Read More

When evangelicals surrender to the selfish and self-centered politics of “America First,” they abandon the teachings of Jesus and submit themselves to idolatry. It may be harsh, but it’s time to separate from them. […] Read More

In their quest to attain political power, right-wing evangelicals have abandoned their theological conscience rooted in divine love, grace and justice. But they can still turn from their lust for power. […] Read More

Some Christians seem willing to support political leaders who lead in ways that violate basic human – much less Christian – principles because they think they will make the country stronger. But at what cost? […] Read More

Sadly, women not being believed by powerful men isn’t new. The Bible shows repeatedly how women, regarded as scriptural heroes today, weren’t believed by men in a patriarchal society. […] Read More

The hearings about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court displayed the patriarchal power of a ruling class demanding its entitlement be respected and insulting victims of sexual abuse. […] Read More

When conservative leaders who claim to have God on their side cannot assert that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s experience matters, what message are they sending to every other survivor? […] Read More

In supporting President Trump and believing his promises to bring about the social changes they seek, his evangelical supporters are adopting the tactics, politics and principles of secular power. […] Read More

Baptists have long defended separation of church and state, which is why it’s so disturbing that some Baptists today are politicizing Christianity to align with the POTUS and current administration. […] Read More