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Your Calls Matter

I recently took a trip up to Philadelphia to visit some friends from my college days. Every couple of months or so I spend a …

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Of (More) Politics and Prayerlessness

Well, we averted another government shutdown last month. I know that many people must have been praying. I’m sad to say that I wasn’t one …

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Five Christian Approaches to Politics: Difference, Division and Witness

It wasn’t too long ago that conventional wisdom among Christians, especially evangelicals, discouraged politics as a vocation. “It is too much to expect Christians working …

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The One Community Where Fear-Mongering Shouldn’t Work

Fear is a powerful tool in political communications. If you can trigger the amygdala into a fear response and the listener doesn’t have some kind …

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My Conservative Idolatry

My journey into the intersection of faith and politics began in Texas. I would describe Texas as a conservative and religious state (although I would …

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Praying for Politicians (Without Calling Down Scorn)

“The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.” Proverbs 15:8 History reveals that prayer and politics have …

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Working at the Top of the Political Fray: A Christian Immigrant’s Time on Capitol Hill

The Body Politic’s editor D. Leiva introduces himself and starts to share his experiences working in Congress.

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Committed to God’s Image

This is the first in a series of posts sketching some of the most important truths guiding this website’s editorial direction.

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