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An invocation for Memorial Day

This year I was asked to give the benediction at the Memorial Day remembrance in my town. I’ve been asked before, but has always declined the invitation. 516 more words


Mainline Christian Decline - An Update

I’m beginning to find (time to look for) reflections about the survey from others in the mainline. This piece on on the Christian Century blog… 124 more words


Politicians and Civil Religion

On March 23, 2015 before throngs of college students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, Texas Ted Cruz officially announced his candidacy for President of the United States in 2016. 408 more words

Cover Art and Blurbs for American Exceptionalism Book Have Arrived

I am really excited about the cover for the exceptionalism book. I couldn’t have asked for a more satisfying cover than this. The folks at IVP know what they’re doing. 533 more words


When Patriotism Becomes Discrimination

An article published on March 31 details how a Connecticut firefighter filed a lawsuit earlier this year to sue the Hamden Fire Department and city of Hamden. 369 more words