The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

Running the Green Race

For the past week, I've been inspired as I've watched (online) houses being erected along the National Mall. The U.S.
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Bombing the Moon? Really?

There's a joke that re-surfaces in Indian country every so often.
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The Conservative Bible Project, Jesus, and Hell

There is a conservative project to translate the Bible to reflect a conservative ideology.
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A Faith Declaration for Health-Care Reform

Over the course of the health-care debate, voices of faith have been raised about the moral values at stake beneath the policy discussions.
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Scripture and History Remind Us That We Are All Immigrants

Nearly five years ago my friends, Hector and Gabby and their five kids, entered the U.S. legally from Mexico in order to join the pastoral staff at my church, Willow Creek.
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Smashing Economic Idols

So I've been having a few interesting conversations about my book
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Notorious Arizona Sheriff has Federal Immigration Enforcement Role Revoked

Living in Maricopa County, Arizona, we are used to seeing our
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The Gospel According to the Conservative Bible Project

Recently, the Conservative Bible Project has made some headlines.
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The ACLJ and the Goldstone Report on Gaza War Crimes

A few days ago I received a mass e-mail from the ACLJ. For those who don't get their daily dose of Christian talk radio, ACLJ stands for the American Center for Law and Justice.
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Teaching Hope

My first job after college forever changed the way I prayed. Before I started it, I prayed that God would show me how to best serve him after receiving my diploma.
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