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Are Politicians Becoming Our Golden Calves?
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Increasingly, our political commitments lead us to find our hope, salvation and security in political wins. There is a simple name for this–idolatry.
How We Should Be Praying for the United States
Monday, July 31, 2023
It takes no work to get people to lament the state of America. Gather a group of liberals, and they will wring their hands over the impending theocratic patriarchy that will create a dystopia that...
Why You Should Abandon the Outrage Cycle
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Now that you’re caught up on this week’s controversy du jour, I want to convince you that it doesn’t matter. When this controversy dies down, there will be another, and another, and another. The...
We Need to Avoid a 2020 Rematch
Friday, June 23, 2023
The 2024 election needs to be about America's future, not a battle royal over its recent past. Unless American voters reject the status quo and choose new candidates, we'll be dealing with the...
Lessons I Learned from Tim Keller
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Like many who mourned pastor Tim Keller's passing, I never met him in person. Also, like many others, he served as a mentor from afar. I could talk for days about the ministry insights I learned...
While Our Children Bleed, We Boycott Bud Light
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Our politicians, from both parties, have learned that working on real solutions doesn't get their face on cable news or garner social media likes, both of which they turn into fundraising...
Jimmy Carter’s Most Infamous Speech was Forty-Four Years Too Early
Monday, March 13, 2023
In the wake of the announcement that former President Jimmy Carter will spend his remaining days at home, political observers have reappraised different aspects of his presidency. By any objective...
The Response to the 'He Gets Us' Ads Reflects our Growing Polarization
Thursday, February 16, 2023
If we hear the name of Jesus and start searching for a political agenda, we have made politics into an idol. Political victory has enshrined itself in our hearts as the thing that can save us. We...
After the SOTU's Childish Antics, What Can I Do to Strengthen American Democracy?
Friday, February 10, 2023
If we want our government to change, we have to change. American citizens, particularly those who are followers of Jesus, have an obligation to improve the condition of the American republic so...
When America Remembered to Pray
Thursday, January 12, 2023
After Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field during a nationally televised football game last week, slews of people began calling for prayers for his recovery. In one sense, this outpouring was not...
New Year's Resolutions for American Politicians
Friday, December 30, 2022
I stopped making New Year’s resolutions for myself a few years ago. I found them to be pointless goals that I was not going to chase just because the calendar flipped. Instead, I use the New Year...
Maturity Comes Before the Platform
Friday, December 16, 2022
Celebrity culture is at odds with Christianity. The Christian Gospel goes forward and bears fruit, not when it is espoused by the talented and the beautiful, but when ordinary and faithful men and...
How the Republican Party Can Win Elections Again
Monday, November 28, 2022
The Republican Party has no excuse for its failure to win control of the Senate in this year’s midterm elections. Facing record-high inflation, an unpopular President, and a general malaise across...
Political Debate Advice from High School Students
Monday, October 31, 2022
My advice for candidates preparing to head into political debates would be, to criticize their opponent's position where it is necessary but spend more time articulating what you would do to move...
Conservatism Is Worth Conserving
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
We do not abandon our principles because the fight has gotten dirty. We must continue to uphold the value of personal liberty and responsible self-government even when the people around us...
We Too Easily Forget What Is Good about the Church
Friday, September 30, 2022
In our culture, cynicism is easy, and it takes no effort. Any person can find fault with another person or institution with a couple of mouse clicks. Finding what is good, right, and beautiful...
What I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self
Friday, September 23, 2022
Recently I was thinking about what I wish I could go back and tell my younger self not long after I came to Christ some 25 years ago. Following this advice would not have assured me a life without...
Constitutional Amendments that Would Strengthen our Nation
Monday, September 12, 2022
The government is struggling to fairly represent the American people. As such, I propose three solutions that could strengthen our democracy.
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