Shane Vander Hart: Evangelicals need a course correction after 2016 when polls showed many evangelicals changed their beliefs to accommodate a candidate.
Prominent author, pastor and sociologist Dr. Tony Campolo said that he no longer wants to be considered an evangelical. Shane Vander Hart says he isn’t.
David Shedlock: This week I wrote an article calling Ted Cruz “pro-choice” because I didn’t dig enough to get to the truth. Ted Cruz is pro-life.
Christians are to demonstrate civility and exercise charity even in the political realm, especially with those whom we disagree to maintain credibility.
We need to rethink our approach to politics and cultural engagement and how much we may rely on our wisdom, comfort and ideology to solve problems.
Brian Myers: We unapologetically assert that our Christian faith is paramount in our thinking with respect to law, government, and public policy.
Having now disposed of the two previous questions (What is a nation? and Is America a Christian nation?), I now return to challenging the idea that a Christian can “get the country back” for God through gaining political power. In the face of a growing tyranny/anarchy state, it is tempting for the Christian to become […]
The American political scene on both sides of the aisle is inhabited some relatively shallow individuals in their understanding of the world. To most Republican operatives, the problem in this election is obvious: The Republican Candidate lost. The solution will equally obviously involve some way in which the Republican candidate ends up winning. There are […]
Those who don’t learn from history are bound to repeat it. Welcome to politics.
An animated conversation ensued around the lunch table, as Sarah Palin, her leadership and potential as a Presidential candidate was heatedly discussed. The women, all home schooling moms and conservative Christians from various backgrounds, passionately voiced opinions that ranged from a high level of respect for Governor Palin, to a concern for her family, if […]
“No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States, (Article 6 of the Constitution). “Politics are totally directed by worldview. That’s why when people say, ‘We ought to separate politics from religion,’ I say to separate the two is absolutely impossible, (Mike Huckabee, from […]
Hello readers, my name is Dustin Krutsinger and I am the newest member of the Caffeinated Thoughts team. Let me first tell you a little about myself. I am 27 years old and am in my 3rd year of medical school at the University of Iowa. I met my wonderful wife, Derricca, at church when […]
When you talk to most Americans about taxes, primarily what they think about is the U.S. government and the federal income tax. But while that may be the biggest tax that most Americans pay, the reality is that the truly insidious nature of the tax system in the United States is how it sucks money […]