Do opponents of “big government” really believe that if taxes were returned to the taxpayers they would be funneled miraculously to private agencies to address social needs?
Some say a ban that prevents tax-exempt charities from publicly endorsing or opposing candidates for political office violates churches’ constitutional rights. Others say maintaining a “wall of separation” between church and state is best for both.
Russell Moore says he isn’t calling for disengagement but rather for reassessing the strategy for engaging in the culture wars.
“We are not that kind of Baptist” begs the question, “What kind of Baptist are we?”
You may have heard: we’re having a little national crisis right now.
The number of poor children is on the rise, but “family values” politicians continue to advocate policies that benefit the “1 percent.”
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State opposes the push to have Congress end the ban on church political support.
We can’t see clearly into the lives of others. We can’t know what it’s like to be them. But we can empathize.
With Congress planning to recess Aug. 5 before addressing budget sequestration, Christian leaders issued a reminder that lawmakers must make hungry and poor people a priority as they consider the nation’s fiscal challenges.