Janet Edwards




Stories by Janet Edwards
The right and wrong place for personal religious views

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

Freedom is a human idea — Alleluia!

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

Inspiration and pragmatism meet to build democracy

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Incendiary political speech is aggressively selfish

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Loving your enemies

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Church could be a home for the holidays

Right now, families all over the country are reuniting with each other for the Christmas season. This cheery emphasis in … Continued

Tax breaks for the wealthy violate the law and the prophets

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Marriage will decline until “we” overtakes “I”

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

Grateful for God-inspired courage

In October 1789, President George Washington declared his support for a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed … Continued

We are losing good people who are eager to serve

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued