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Morality is Dead

by Bryant Evans on January 29, 2018

Morality is dead. It’s as dead as old Jacob Marley. Maybe that is an overstatement, but morality is surely on life support, and her heart rate is dropping quickly. Previously, we have written of moral failures by politicians. But more concerning is the excusing gymnastics done by church leaders in defense of their chosen party. […]

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Fallout from Christian Politics

by Bryant Evans on December 15, 2017

The blending of Christianity and politics is always bad. We have discouraged those who want to mix faith and politics. The fallout continues and is well summarized by Mark Galli at Christianity Today.  I recommend his take on the Biggest Loser in the recent election. remember, Jesus said that his kingdom was not of this world […]

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Preachers and Roy Moore: A Teachable Moment

by Bryant Evans on November 21, 2017

Since Jerry Falwell and the Moral Majority swept Ronald Reagan to victory in the 1980 Presidential Primary and General Election, politics have become more and more intertwined with faith. Nowhere is this mixing more evident than in the so-called evangelical churches. The politics of faith has even made its way into the pulpit and preaching […]

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Expectations of President Trump

by Bryant Evans on January 23, 2017

Much ink (and electrons) has already been spilled discussing our new President. I don’t intend to re-plow those fields. He is your President and that is all there is to be said. I do want to talk about our expectations, especially the expectations of our conservative readers. It worries me that we have set the […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Toxic Politics

by Bryant Evans on May 10, 2016

The American political environment is toxic. The conduct of candidates is, as usual, abysmal. The political air is so putrid that many Christians are stepping back and refusing to vote for any candidate. For them, the idea of selecting the best of the worst is too distasteful to contemplate. Others are caught up in the […]

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