“People in the exhausted camp are tired of having politics thrust in their face every hour. As Ryan Streeter of the American Enterprise Institute has found, young people who are “lonely at least once in a while” are more than seven times more likely to be active in politics than those who are socially active. Those who are exhausted have other things to do. They want to restore politics to its rightful place, and find meaning, attachment, entertainment and morality in something else besides Twitter wars and election campaigns.”
I am squarely in the second camp. My election wish is to restore sanity.
This pastor is one I have as a “friend” on Facebook. I love reading his blog as well. His views on the American Church and elections are something I think should be heard. Of course, there is disagreement. But this interview is worth 20 or so minutes of listening.
Post-election, there has been a lot of blame to go around. In the media and political world, it’s a free-for-all. Continue reading “We all have our bubbles”
Not that anything could be taken back…
Continue reading “So you voted for…”
In talking to my church yesterday, I went over a few things we WILL do when this crazy election is over. This has challenged me more this year than any other, so I have indeed prayed through on these matters and will follow my own advice. Continue reading “What we do when this is over”
To Franklin Graham and Jim Wallis,
Since you have been kind enough to pen “open letters” to pastors and churches without regard to actually addressing ME as a pastor, I will extend you both the same courtesy. Continue reading “Dear Mssrs. Graham and Wallis”
This is my confession. As a pastor, as an educator, as a member of the community, I have made a mistake in using the symbol: #NeverTrump. Continue reading “My apology for using #NeverTrump”