Spelling Evangelical without GOP

When I was in elementary school, I was a good kid. I listened in class. I did my homework. The teachers liked having me in their class. One teacher thought so highly of me and my character that she had me sit beside the class...

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Mega-churches – the 21st century business model

Business Week is featuring Evangelicals on the cover of their latest magazine with a story on mega-churches and the Evangelical movement called Earthly Empires. The article seems to be a mixed bag, which is my own personal opinion of mega-churches. The good news for Evangelicals...

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Letting your “yes” be “yes”

Over the weekend an e-mail came in from someone I know who wanted to pass along an "inspirational story" along the lines of "Chicken Soup for the Soul". As soon as I read the story I knew it was false. In fact, a little quick...

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An All-Star Christian Carnival

This week’s Christian Carnival is up at a ticking time blog and has a very timely baseball theme in honor of this week’s All-Star Game. Take a look at the great links in this week’s Carnival.

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Reaching through lending

The Christian Science Monitor reports that many Chrisitian organizations are now in the microloan business around the world. Many churches and Chrisitan relief organizations are making small loans to people in developing nations, mainly for start up businesses. While I find the idea behind this...

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Legislating morality – how far is too far?

With all of the gay marriage news and the NC anti-cohabitation statute and subsequent lawsuit, the idea of legislating morality is coming to the forefront of the public debate. Is is both constitutional and morally right to “legislate morality” and if so how much is...

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