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Where Churches Serve Democracy
When Americans go to the polls, they go to town halls, high school gyms, fire stations, and churches. There are more than 60,000 polling places in America, ...
Soviet Spy Finds a New Country
The podcast, “The Agent,” tells the story of Jack Barsky, a Soviet-era KGB secret agent embedded in the US, beginning in the 1970s. Gradually, ...
Our Two Spiritual Time Zones
Sandra McCracken writes in an article in CT magazine:
I woke up before the sun on a recent morning, just home from some overseas travel. The discomfort ...
Our Naturalization Certificate
Pastor Eduardo Davila tells this story:
I have here an extremely important document. We all have important documents: a marriage certificate, the title ...
How One Man Made Jury Duty A Delight
John Ortberg shares what he learned about civic duty and enthusiasm from being called to jury duty:
It was 9:00 on a Monday morning and I was one of 150 ...
The Gospel Is Not a Generic Jingle
In the early 80s, an image campaign began in the city of Atlanta with the hopes of encouraging Atlantans to see their city with pride and hope—despite ...
The Church Is the Conscience of the State
"The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the ...
Young Adults' Views on Politics and Attempts to Change Society
In a 2011 book, researcher Christian Smith concludes that American young adults (aged 18-23) are becoming less involved in politics and in trying to change ...
Woman Treasured U.S. Citizenship Above All Else
In his 2010 memoir, A Journey: My Political Life, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair shares the following story:
A friend of mine whose parents were ...
Statistics on the Church and Politics
A 2008 study by the Pew Forum indicates many conservatives have changed their position on churches speaking out on political issues. Four years ago, just ...