Shane Vander Hart: Ben Carson said he would not advocate for a Muslim to be President, and as an individual he can apply any type of litmus test he wants.
Over the weekend with news that former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) was going to announce his candidacy, I had a friend from high school message me. He used to lead worship at Governor Pawlenty’s church, Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, MN, until he turned away from the faith (a story I have yet to hear). […]
This question was put to me recently, “Can we be Christians who offer the truth and hope of Jesus and speak to political issues at the same time?” I believe we can and we should do both being mindful of our words and actions. We may not be blazing a trail to the capitol or […]
Today Yesterday President Obama had a conference call with leaders within the religious left. The call was initiated by 40 Days For Health Reform which is “an effort from the faith community to make clear to Congress that quality, affordable health care for every American family is a moral priority for millions of people of […]
1. Craig Robinson – “At The Intersection of Faith and Politics” Ever since the Iowa Supreme Court issued decision allowing gay marriage in Iowa, my faith has been intertwined with my politics. To be honest, the two have been a jumbled mess for most of my life. My faith instills in me principles that are […]
I’ve been reading God & Government: An Insider’s View On The Boundaries Between Faith & Politics by Charles Colson. In the chapter “King Without a Country” Colson describes the political atmosphere of first century Palestine, and how His Kingdom was received then. Not much differently than how it is received now. He writes: His message, […]
Governor Mitt Romney gave a much anticipated speech on faith today. You can read the text of the speech here. Michelle Malkin also has the video of the speech embedded on her blog if you would like to watch it in its entirety. Some excerpts: “There are some who may feel that religion is not […]