God's Politics
July 2007 Archives

In the wake of today’s news that Rupert Murdoch appears to have won his battle to buy The Wall Street Journal, a former Journal columnist expresses his concern that the paper will lose journalistic integrity: Standards are the lifeblood of […]

Earlier this month marked four years since President Bush issued the following brazen pronouncement about our presence in Iraq: “There are some who feel like that the conditions are such that they can attack us there. My answer is, bring […]

A Baptist church rooted deep in the heart of Red-State, Bible-Belt America might not be the place you’d expect to see people of faith rallying behind a Christian social justice agenda. Last week I spoke at Wilshire Baptist Church in […]

So you Americans who really want to help the poor have to change your own government first. You Americans who want to see an end to hunger and poverty have to take a stand. You have to fight just like […]

I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me. – Matthew 25:36 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day […]

(Click here to read the first part of this series.) In my search for an ethically made bra, I came face to face with the two distinct worlds of justice issues. There are those who are passionate about caring for […]

When Jesus commanded us to love our neighbors as ourselves, it was not just for our neighbors’ sakes that he commanded it, but for our own sakes as well. Not to help find some way to feed the children who […]

Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. – Hebrews 12:14 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Ray LaMontagne’s recent album “Till the Sun Turns Black” ends with one of the most beautiful songs about peacemaking I’ve ever heard—in which he simply repeats the refrain “War is not the answer, the answer is within you” over the […]

The latest news on Kids Count, Iraq, Faith & Politics, Farm bill, Childrens health insurance, investigations of Congress, AG Gonzales, Afghanistan, US-India nuclear deal, Darfur, Faithworks-UK, and select commentaries. + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail […]