We cannot avoid death and taxes. Our own death is an event that we only face once.
No one is saying that Ted Stevens didn't lie about unreported contributions. But the government has to play by the rules even when the defendant is guilty.
Where are the prophetic voices on the topic of taxation this April 15?
Last week, before the budget vote, I talked with several senators on the phone as they were about to cast their vote. The ones I spoke to were friends, and I told them that I was praying for them.
The realities of global poverty are very stark.
Some might say that this is the worst possible time to have a Mobilization to End Poverty. An elder of a church I served once told me, "You can tell a lot about a person by looking at their checkbook register
I've been asked to comment on churches that are more conservative, predominantly evangelical, and how they are coalescing around poverty reduction.
I would like to address the foreign affairs portion of the president's budget.
Jesus, who was a Palestinian Jew living under Roman occupation, preached a message that was anti-state and religious imperialism.