God's Politics
February 2007 Archives

Several weeks ago, David Cortright wrote about a petition being circulated by active duty and Guard and Reserve service members who are opposed to the war in Iraq. Now, the Appeal for Redress is gaining mainstream news coverage. Last Sunday, […]

This bathroom evangelism clip is from the January/February 2007 issue of Outreach magazine. This material is better than any religious satire I could pen – sometimes truth is funnier than fiction. On a slightly more serious note, in this same […]

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In essence, what Jesus imparted to his disciples was that they must strive for true justice on earth as in heaven, as their righteous service to God; that they must honor God by doing indiscriminate justice, by lifting up “the […]

You shall not render an unjust judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great: with justice you shall judge your neighbor. – Leviticus 19:15-15 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of […]

I have a lot of heroes, but Cal DeWitt is high on the list. Before anyone else, he was at work building the religious environmental movement in this country, and he has never wavered – the fact that evangelical leaders […]

I’ve attempted to distill the most helpful elements from the rather heated comments on Tony Jones’ post on Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith, much of which focused on this sentence: “I’m skeptical of a religion that admonishes its adherents to wear […]

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For [a king] delivers the needy when they call, the poor and those who have no helper. He has pity on the weak and the needy, and saves the lives of the needy. From oppression and violence he redeems their […]

As an act of love, prayer is a courageous act. It is a risk we take. It is a life-and-death risk, believing in the promises of the gospel, that God’s love is indeed operative in the world. In prayer we […]