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The Ballot Booth Is Not Your Baptism

Election seasons are always emotionally exhausting, but this political year has been especially concerning from a pastoral perspective. On both ends of the spectrum Ive witnessed Christians propagating political views more passionately than they preach the gospel. Ive seen a troubling trend toward elevating the ballot booth to a sort of baptisma religious litmus test... Read more

Jesus Isn’t on the Ballot. That Doesn’t Mean Christians Can Opt Out.

It started in 2004 as a little Bible study looking at the political implications of Jesus teaching and the social dimensions of the gospel. Four years later, during the 2008 presidential election, I published a book with Chris Haw called Jesus for President and took the movement out on a national tour, traveling through nearly... Read more

22-Week Abortion Ban Lands on Colorado Ballot Thanks to Pro-Life Signature Drive

22-Week Abortion Ban Lands on Colorado Ballot Thanks to Pro-Life Signature Drive Colorado voters this November will consider whether to prohibit abortion after 22 weeks of gestation thanks to the success of a bipartisan petition drive.Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said this week that a coalition, known as Due Date Too Late,... Read more