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Reaction to deadly shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin

ADNAN ABIDI REUTERS Aug 6, 2012 – Activists from National Akali Dal, a regional Sikh political party, in New Delhi, … Continued

Defense: John Edwards a sinner, not a criminal

CHRIS KEANE REUTERS Former U.S. Senator John Edwards leaves the federal court house in Greensboro, North Carolina April 24, 2012. … Continued

Christian politicians exalt suffering in GOP campaign

Imagine that the year is 1932 and presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt, instead of addressing himself to the economic paralysis … Continued

A ‘Nobel’ way to live

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” So mused humorist Mark Twain upon learning of his premature obituary in … Continued

Elizabeth Edwards versus marriage pessimists

Truly sad news in Wednesday’s papers tells us that Elizabeth Edwards’s longtime foe, her cancer, finally overwhelmed that very strong … Continued

What secular progressives should know about evangelicals

By Gina Welchteacher, author Since John Edwards won’t be needing it, I’m going to rescue his moth eaten “Two Americas” … Continued

Tiger Woods: Buddhism teaches about ‘cravings,’ and other press conference confessions

By Elizabeth Tenety In his long-anticipated press conference Friday, Tiger Woods mentioned his failure to live up to his Buddhist … Continued

Sanford and Edwards: Sex, lies and American unreason

There are times when the preoccupation of the media with memoirists ranging from pious self-aggrandizers to the scum of the … Continued

A Republic in peril: the death of liberty

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued

Hume biased, not media

Q: Is there widespread media bias against Christianity? Against evangelicals such as Brit Hume and Sarah Palin? Against public figures … Continued

The Wages of Pandering

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

King David’s Playbook for Political Sex Scandals

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

It’s a Southern Thing

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Forgiving is Only the Beginning

Several high-profile cases of adultery by politicians in the past decade — most notably Bill Clinton and now John Edwards … Continued

The Merciful Are Happy

Having ignored warning signs for so long, the culture’s fascination, even delight, in the destruction of yet another political leader … Continued

Forgiveness, Women and Infidelity

When is it OK not to forgive? And what does forgiveness really mean? As so many of us understand it, … Continued

Does a Prurient Public Deserve the Truth about Marital Infidelity?

No, I think not. Like almost everybody else, I would either be silent or lie if asked the personal question … Continued

Forgiveness Requires Repentance

The Christian faith is a faith of forgiveness. Jesus tells us we are to forgive one another. And when asked … Continued

McCain, Obama and the Saddleback Forum

Hi Jon and Sally. Here is the FAQ I just sent out from my staff to Saddleback members: SADDLEBACK CIVIL … Continued

Saddleback’s Civil Forum with McCain and Obama

Hi Jon and Sally. Here is the FAQ I just sent out from my staff to Saddleback members: SADDLEBACK CIVIL … Continued