Tag Archives: Politics

The Death of Character

More than a decade ago, James Davison Hunter, (University of Virginia) wrote: “The Death of Character: Moral Education in an Age Without Good or Evil.” Hunter’s observations remain sobering for us today. He described the daunting task we face as … Continue reading

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Strong and Honorable leaders needed

Sometimes I fear that we’ve adopted a system that cannot inspire leaders to courage, integrity and honor. Continue reading

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Civilized people need responsible government

Change is possible, but it will only happen when…. Continue reading

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7 Links to see

7 blog pieces worth noting. Continue reading

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Should we avoid political engagement?

Given the growing polarization and divisive tone of politics, I understand why Christians might want to distance themselves from the whole project. It seems that no matter how graciously we engage, we risk being misunderstood as taking sides with a “Radical Right” or a “Radical Left.” Continue reading

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The President’s Speech

It’s frankly a little scary to think that our leaders so boldly take us for fools. Continue reading

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The heart of our problem

Political and cultural changes cannot adequately address our deepest needs. There is clearly an important place for these concerns, but a wider focus is needed if we hope to get to the heart of our problems. Continue reading

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Politics, Pastors, Dads

We live in difficult times when men and women of strength, character and leadership are badly needed. Continue reading

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When the facts expose the agenda

How do you respond when facts emerge to expose the deception behind agenda-driven news? Please don’t retreat into frustration that leads to inaction and non-participation. I realize that sometimes it’s hard to tell who is being honest. It’s appealing to … Continue reading

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Who are the agents of cultural change?

I hope that the most influential people will not lose heart. I am referring to … Continue reading

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