campaign season

the Web Editors 4-15-2016

1. Trump’s Bible Fail: He Names His Favorite Verse But Doesn’t Understand It
He named a concept, not so much a verse in particular. And other problems …

2. What Does Freddie Gray Mean to You?
“One year after the death of Freddie Gray, The Baltimore Sunasked city leaders and residents what Freddie Gray means to them.”

3. Why Didn’t Houston Face Backlash for HERO’s Repeal?
“… the fact that Houston skated away from any kind of meaningful backlash [for repealing Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance] is surprising. Residents of Charlotte are being punished because of the actions of their governor and state legislature, but the people of Houston are not being singled out for their own vote.”

Jon Huckins 5-26-2015
Cross and flag. Image via Jiri Hera/

Cross and flag. Image via Jiri Hera/

Well, here we are again. The season that seems to come around all too often and stick around far too long. Some of our dinner table dynamics are still trying to recover from "conversations” that percolated during the last election season and our “unfriend” counts have finally slowed.

So, how does the Jesus community live in this election season as a signpost of the kingdom rather than a pawn in a political power play?     

Jim Wallis 10-22-2010

You have to wonder -- when political ads focus on a college prank pulled by your opponent -- what else could that money have gone to?

Jim Wallis 10-14-2010

Take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. Likewise the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. -- James 3:4-6