Thoughts From the Kennedy Funeral:  The Gospel Redefined
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Thoughts From the Kennedy Funeral: The Gospel Redefined

Obvious lessons can be learned from Senator Kennedy’s funeral; the description of the gospel is one of the most interesting. In my years of scattered interest in politics, Christianity and the gospel are not words that came to mind first and foremost when hearing Ted Kennedy’s name. His Irish Catholic heritage was obviously deep in his family and for him personally.  Much has been made of Senator Kennedy’s recent...

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Justin Taylor Responds to/with John Piper

Justin Taylor (a former assistant to John Piper) gives some of his kind and thoughtful thoughts in response to John Piper’s recent comments on this year’s election. Between Two Worlds: Piper, Politics, and Abortion: A Few...

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Analysis of the California ballot measures

Thanks to Pastor Stephen Jones pointing out some analysis from a Christian perspective on the California ballot initiatives.  While I don’t think that bond issues are by definition a Christian vs. Non-Christian issue, I do think some important analysis is provided here that you may find informative.  I don’t agree with or endorse every recommendation here, but propositions 4 and 8 are no-brainer “yes” votes,...

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Piper Clarifies Stance on a Woman Vice President

A few days ago, I linked to John Piper’s video that, among other issues, stated his concerns about a mother pursuing public office.  Today, Dr. Piper clarifies his position in light of some who would assume it may be worse to vote for a woman to be Vice President than a man who supports abortion. Why a Woman Shouldn’t Run for Vice President, but Wise People May Still Vote for Her :: Desiring...

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Televangelist John Hagee apologizes to Catholics

Has Hagee become Ecumenical for the sake of Republican politics? Televangelist John Hagee apologizes to Catholics – Yahoo!...

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Presidential Management Skill

How do the 2008 Presidential candidates manage their campaigns?  Here’s an overview of their management style.  It’s a good look into how they would govern as President.  It’s an interesting take on approaches to leadership as well. 2008 campaigns showcase management skill – Yahoo!...

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Presidential News

I love to follow the organization and structure of the White House.  Management styles, philosophy of leadership, staff arrangements all intrigue me – its a hobby. Here’s some interesting articles on recent staff changes. Michael Gerson – the voice of President Bush since 1999, Wheaton College grad, and openly conservative evangelical Christian is stepping down.  Bush has had some magnificent speeches in his...

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In More Interesting Political News:

CNN.com – Sources: Tony Snow likely to take White House post – Apr 24,...

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MR John Roberts – no MRS.

The President has made his choice. I heard while driving home from work: John G. Roberts, Jr. We’ll be watching the reports as they come in. See Justin Taylor’s note regarding Roberts. I’ll be watching to see what Bill Kristol has to say also. UPDATE: Watching Fox News, Bill Kristol suggested, just before the announcement, that the President’s choice is not a safe choice, but a provocative one, suggesting that...

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More on Osama and Saddam

The Weekly Standard posts another interesting article on the links between Osama and Saddam. This article particularly notes the mainstream media press reports from the late 1990s on the connection between Osama and...

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