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Media should provide forum for all, not favor for some

Q: Is there widespread media bias against Christianity? Against evangelicals such as Brit Hume and Sarah Palin? Against public figures … Continued

In defense of Brit Hume

By Daniel DarlingPastor, Gages Lake Bible Church Two years ago I was in the market for a new car. Actually … Continued

Obama’s inaugural address set new course

Q: What was the most important religion story of 2009? We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and … Continued

God’s goodness, and absence

Q: Is there good without God? Can people be good without God? How can people be good, in the moral … Continued

Across the Baptist-Muslim Divide

Distance is shrinking between Baptist and Muslim leaders in America–faster than rank-and-file members realize. On a recent Saturday morning in … Continued

Our Gay Christian Neighbors

By Joel P. Engardiowriter, documentary filmmaker Near San Francisco’s gay center, past the hill where Castro becomes Divisadero Street, a … Continued

The Coming Evangelical Future

Two recent predictions caught my attention. In The Christian Science Monitor on March 20, 2009, Kentucky writer Michael Spencer wrote, … Continued

Will Obama Save Catholic Schools?

One of the quirks of President Obama is that he appears liberal, but is strikingly pragmatic. This idiosyncrasy may benefit … Continued

Religious Leaders Should Aspire to Inspire

The uproar over President-elect Obama’s controversial selections of religious leaders for his inaugural events is just one of the problems … Continued

The Promise of America

Last night, close to 11 p.m., my family and I watched intently as Senator Barack Obama became President-elect Barack Obama. … Continued

Don’t Exclude Humanists, Atheists from the Melting Pot

This past Sunday the Democrats unveiled their 2008 convention with an “Interfaith Gathering of Clergy.” I am a Humanist: a … Continued

Separation of Church and State and Hiring

It is good to hear a prominent, evangelical pastor profess his belief in the separation of church and state. I … Continued

Warmth Over Warming

Global warming makes strange bedfellows. That’s the basic explanation of why Rich Cizik, a prominent evangelical pastor, could be found … Continued

McCain’s Need for a “Sister Souljah” Moment

Much ink has been spilled of late over John McCain’s “evangelical problem.” Chasing the endorsements of high-profile evangelical figures, McCain … Continued

Campaigns and God’s Plan(s)

Funny how each of the leading presidential candidates for both the Republican and Democratic parties have had their affiliation with … Continued

Hagee and the “Whore of Babylon”

Editor’s Note: Correction: Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, has not declared himself a supporter of any presidential candidate, … Continued

My Response to ‘Catholic America’

It is nothing short of amazing to read the piece by Anthony Stevens-Arroyo. He starts by saying, “The Catholic League … Continued

Catholic League Shenanigans

The Catholic League is not the “All Catholic” League. It is not official Catholicism: still less does it speak for … Continued

Case Closed: McCain Blundered

Evangelical Pastor John Hagee has issued a written apology to Catholics. Bill Donahue has accepted the apology and decreed the … Continued

AIDS and the Pastor’s Wife

You might think of this week as Kay Warren’s coming-out party. Her husband, Rick, who is perhaps the most celebrated … Continued