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Ted Cruz Booed Off the Stage When He Touts Israel-Christian Solidarity
Originally Posted: 09/11/2014 - 2:43pm | Type: Blog

After he said “Christians have no greater ally than Israel,” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was heckled off the stage at a Sept. 10 gala to raise awareness of beleaguered Mideast Christians. Cruz, the keynote speaker at the Washington, D.C., dinner, spons ...

Meet the 'Evangelical' Catholics Who Are Remaking the GOP
Originally Posted: 06/17/2014 - 9:12am | Type: Blog

In today’s Republican Party, a number of factors have forged a new religious identity that supersedes familiar old categories. How many voters know that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bu ...

Reading Scripture Through the Shutdown: A Voice for the Silenced
Originally Posted: 10/14/2013 - 5:47pm | Type: Blog

We serve a God who has put passion in the hearts of all of his children. If we silence even one of those voices we are missing out on a precious piece of God’s redemptive plan for this side of Eden. ...

#FaithfulFilibuster — A Vigil for the Poor
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 2:19pm | Type: Blog

I’m standing in full view of the Capitol Building with a group of clergy and faith leaders who are here to offer a “Faithful Filibuster” of the government shutdown – and we’re going to keep talking until thing ...

Debt Ceiling 101: Boundaries and Original Sin
Originally Posted: 10/08/2013 - 9:49am | Type: Blog

The U.S. Treasury believes a default could cause another recession far worse than what we experienced in 2008. Of course, this pending crisis is completely manufactured and entirely avoidable. ...

Why the Government Shutdown Is Unbiblical
Originally Posted: 10/03/2013 - 2:55pm | Type: Blog

Whether or not you are a person of faith, you might find it interesting to see what the Bible says about the mess we are now in. One of the most depressing things I heard on the f ...