I had the honor & privilege to stand with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on behalf of The ONE Campaign to announce that Philadelphia has proclaimed itself a “ONE City”. Cofounded by U2’s Bono and other campaigners, ONE was launched five years ago in Philadelphia. With Mayor Nutter signing the ONE City proclamation, Philadelphia joins more […]
Dr. Tony Campolo speaks about faith, political partisanship, and the kingdom of God.
As I reflect back on the inauguration of President Obama, the invocation by Saddleback Church’s Pastor Rick Warren provides an interesting opportunity to continue the discussion of the public role of faith in a world that is overflowing with diversity of belief and opinion and struggling every day with harmful divisions that build walls between […]
Below is an article by a professor of mine, Jon Pahl, reflecting on President Barack Obama’s inaugural speech. It was posted at the interesting blog “Religion in American History”. The president challenged us immensely during his first moments in the office. The debate on how religion fits into public life and politics will certainly continue. […]
The Lutheran Zephyr posted about Clinton’s Troubling Politics of Choosing Church: “We have a choice when it comes to our pastors and the churches we attend.”- Senator Hillary Clinton, in response to a reporter’s question about Barack Obama, his church, and its fiery former pastor, The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. (from AP article Clinton […]