Politics

“Too Small to Fail” or Too Big to Succeed?

By Ify Ike 

Weighing In On Hillary Clinton’s New Initiative Read more

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Psalm 72: An Inaugural Prayer for President Obama

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In the wake of President Obama’s inauguration, the Psalm 72 imperative of pursuing justice for children, the poor, and the oppressed is worth highlighting. Read more

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Inauguration Prayers, Black History, and the Homosexual Agenda

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Myrile Evers-Williams, wife of slain civil rights icon, was set to share bookended inauguration prayers with Pastor Louie Giglio until Giglio decided to withdraw from the ceremony. Has a potentially historic African American event been usurped by the gay rights agenda? Read more

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Free Will and Same-Sex Marriage

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Author Michael Eric Dyson thinks the Black church needs to ‘get over’ the gay marriage issue. But is it possible to view homosexuality as a sin, yet support the right of same-sex couples to marry? Read more

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Barack Obama: ‘We Are Not As Divided As Our Politics Suggest’

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At his victory rally in Chicago, President Obama began the process of bringing a polarized nation together. Here is what he said. Read more

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Election Reflections: How to Fix Our Unfriendly Politics

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Facebook and other social media have helped make politics even more polarized. As this presidential election concludes, here are some ideas for loving our neighbor — even if they voted for the other guy. Read more

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Jesse Jackson: Christians Must Stay Engaged in the Political Process

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According to veteran civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, real political change comes from the ‘third rail’ — from people of faith raising the right questions of conscience. Read more

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If Obama Wins, If Romney Wins …

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What can we expect if President Barack Obama is re-elected? What if Mitt Romney triumphs? Our panel of scholars prognosticates. Read more

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The Riddle of Romney’s Religion

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OPINION: Once upon a time, electing a president who didn’t have a Judeo-Christian background was a non-starter for most evangelical Christians. Not anymore. Should Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith matter? Read more

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The Trouble with Voter ID Laws

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OPINION: Divisive legislation threatens to undermine the voting rights of many citizens living in urban and disadvantaged communities. Why Christians should care. Read more

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