God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

In saying “Your kingdom come,” we are acknowledging that faith in Jesus is not simply an idea or an emotion. It is a concrete reality of which we are to become part or else be out of step with the […]

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. Do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give it” – when you have it […]

For the third election in a row, I voted for the Independence Party candidate in the Minnesota gubernatorial election. (Yes, if you’re counting backward, that means that I voted for Jesse “The Body” Ventura – and proudly so!) This year’s […]

The scripture says that when one member of the body suffers, all the members suffer. And so it is that each of us took a hit when Ted Haggard was “ousted,” disgraced, and then ridiculed by late-night comedians. But after […]

In this election, both the Religious Right and the secular Left were defeated, and the voice of the moral center was heard. A significant number of candidates elected are social conservatives on issues of life and family, economic populists, and […]

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The headline: “Dobson Withdraws from Haggard’s Counseling Team.” The quote: “Emotionally and spiritually, I wanted to be of help,” Dobson said in a statement, “but the reality is that I don’t have the time…”

Lost amid some of the understandably bigger headlines were a few stories that would have been remarkable in a normal election season. Up first, the country’s first Muslim congressman has been elected in Minnesota. Keith Ellison, a lawyer and Muslim […]