Abortion…a Blessing?

In a World Magazine blog from last Friday, Marcia Segelstein comments about Episcopal church Reverend Katherine Ragsdale’s remarks on abortion from a speech a few years back.  Ragsdale said: When a woman wants a child but can’t afford one, because she hasn’t the education necessary for a sustainable job, or access to health care, or…

Some Lessons for Conservative Christians

When it comes to politics, I’m a moderate (for more on this, read here and here).  I’ll admit that to anyone.  However, on most issues, I’m conservative, but not an ultra-conservative, fundamental, homeschooling-denim-jump-suit-wearing Christian conservative (unless I get credited with putting the “fun” back in fundamentalism).  Still, I’ve made it clear on this blog that…

Some Thoughts About Miller’s DNC Prayer

First of all, I want to say that I want to be very careful to not be critical or judgmental toward Don Miller.  I know he loves Jesus and is a Christian.  I think he meant the best when he accepted the invitation to pray and when he actually said the prayer.  I’m not a…

You Don’t Hear Political Speeches Like This Anymore

In light of all the so-called “powerful” speeches Obama gives, I figured I’d post Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inagural Address.  Notice how theologically driven this speech is.  Even though Obama tries to interpret Scripture, he would never say some of things Honest Abe did.  At the end of the third paragraph, Lincoln quotes Psalm 19:9 (KJV)….