Democracy

What Ilhan Omar’s Israel Affair Can Teach Americans about Respecting Islam

Ilhan Omar is in the news again with fellow countercultural congresswoman Rashida Tlaib after both were barred from entering Israel…

The Rhetoric of Freedom

“The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation. Very tough,” Donald Trump said on Tuesday. “We’ll see what happens….

Hong Kong, America & Liberty

For many in America, including Christians, America is seen as a repressive force in history and in the world. So…

Jamestown’s Model for the World

It’s too bad yesterday’s 400th anniversary of the Western Hemisphere’s oldest continuous legislative assembly was overshadowed by contemporary political controversies….

Power Failure
Sanders, Warren, and the Failure of Power

Power has been on my mind as of late. Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, two presidential candidates that currently…

Christian Democrat: Joe Biden’s Faith-Shaped Foreign Policy
Christian Democrat: Joe Biden’s Faith-Shaped Foreign Policy

If there’s one candidate among the Democrats vying for the presidency who needs no introduction, it’s Joe Biden. He held…

Kazakhstan’s June 9 Elections and the Future of Tolerance and Diversity

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won Kazakhstan’s June 9 elections with 70 percent of the vote, while his closest challenger, Amirzhan Kosanov, obtained around 16 percent.

Dark Days for India’s Christian Communities - Narendra Modi
Dark Days for India’s Christian Communities

Prime Minister Modi’s apparent disdain for human rights and religious freedom is casting dark and ominous shadows across India’s otherwise promising future.

Protestant Duty & American Democracy

To what extent can Christians embrace American style classically liberal democracy? Southern Baptist thinker Andrew Walker very sagely analyzed the…