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When I Was Pardoned

I went from drug dealer to committed Christian — and used my second chance for good.

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Obama’s ISIL Strategy: Just More Endless War

Why President Obama’s planned military strikes on ISIS do not fit the criteria for a Just War.

The U.S. Needs to Take a Hard Look at Its Foreign Policy Commitments

In the aftermath of Malaysia Flight 17, the U.S. has to ask itself how far it’s willing to go to protect its Eastern European allies.

Evangelical Employers Can Discern Without Discriminating

Do Christian organizations need to be exempt from anti-discrimination policies?

Immigration Surge or Refugee Crisis?

A migration expert explains the growing crisis of childhood immigration at the southern United States border.

The Obama Doctrine: Say goodbye to “weak versus strong” in foreign policy

The president’s West Point speech exposed the illusion of a force-versus-peacemaking duality.

“Only” 20,000 Ahmadi Muslims Make History

This month saw the launch of the bi-partisan Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus. Here’s why.

The Obama Doctrine: American Civil Spirituality

President Obama has overseen the decline of American civil religion. He has also helped foster a new public faith: American civil spirituality.

The Pope and the President: What to Look for in the Obama-Francis Summit

Reporter David Gibson offers initial ideas on how President Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis could play out.

Thomas Jefferson for Today: Why Religious Liberty is a 21st Century Cause

In the tumultuous period ahead, we should remember that our Founders had it right: religion is a matter of choice, not coercion.

Lessons for President Obama from a King in Crisis

Joshua DuBois, spiritual advisor to President Obama, reflects on what the beleaguered leader could learn by observing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s low points.

Obama on the National Day of Prayer: ‘Let us be humble in our convictions’

The National Day of Prayer remains both a point of national pride and contention.

Religious Pluralism in Today’s Muslim World

For some, the core of religious pluralism discourse lies in the definition of the “People of the Book,” a term used in the Qur’an.