Category Archives: Politics

The Infinite Complexity of Cells/Is Following Jesus a “Politic”?

Two essential reads from this morning’s mail: Excerpt — The Infinite Complexity of Cells Is Following Jesus a “Politic?”

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Pray for the Church in the Middle East

May God strengthen and protect our faithful brothers and sisters.  Read this message from Martin Accad of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, here.

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Pray for the Church in Lebanon

Here is an important blog post from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon.  There is a lot going on there, as you may have heard. This was my comment: As an American Christian with roots in Jordan, I want … Continue reading

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The Jewish Prophets

When we took up residence in the Middle East, one of my goals was to understand how Arab Christians viewed their relationship with Israel.  I am happy to be able to say that I succeeded: Arab Christians are very critical … Continue reading

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The Meaning of the 2016 Presidential Election

Here are four more recent and very thoughtful opinion pieces from the New York Times on the meaning of the 2016 presidential election. Ross Douthat, October 16: In Defense of the Religious Right David French, November 24: Is Criticism of … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with American Politics

Here and here are two recent, very thoughtful articles about the election and what’s wrong with American politics.  (Please don’t assume I agree with everything they say.)  

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Wall Street Journal: God Is Not Dead

Merry Christmas from JoshuaLetter!  Enjoy this article about how public engagement can be a Gospel ministry.

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