A.J. Nolte

Indonesia 2019 Election: Good News, Warning Signs, and Implications for the United States
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Good News, Warning Signs, and Implications for the United States

Javanese voters linked to Nahdlatul Ulama will be the key swing demographic group in Indonesia’s elections moving forward. This is a mixed blessing in terms of religious freedom.

The Aftermath: Key Takeaways from the 2019 Israeli Elections
The Aftermath: Key Takeaways from the 2019 Israeli Elections

The 2019 Israeli election results look like the status quo, but several shifts on both the Israeli left and right could indicate changes in the country’s political landscape.

Israel’s April 9 Elections: A Guide for the Perplexed
Israel’s April 9 Elections: A Guide for the Perplexed

American Christians often look at Israel through lenses such as Christian theology, the US-Israel relationship, or our own American left-right dynamic. But for the upcoming general election Israel is holding on April 9, none of these lenses are actually all that helpful.

Heavenly Citizenship? Christian Reflections on Nationalism, Globalism, and the Kingdom of God
Heavenly Citizenship? Christian Reflections on Nationalism, Globalism, and the Kingdom of God

What should Christians think of globalism and nationalism?

Revoking Birthright Citizenship: A Trial Balloon or Terrible Idea?

One of the most peculiar moments in the run-up to the 2018 midterms was a trial balloon, floated by President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, to remove birthright citizenship from the children of illegal immigrants via executive order. This is not the first time in recent memory the issue of birthright citizenship for illegal immigrants has come up.

Refugees
Christian Response to Migrants

The current controversy over admitting Syrian refugees into the country raises some very challenging questions for Evangelical Christians.