Tag Archives: Donald Trump

America’s Empty Church Problem

The culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse. Over the past decade, pollsters charted something remarkable: Americans—long known for their piety—were fleeing organized…

A Psalm for the Refugee Crisis in America

funny thing happened to me on the way to waking up today. Imagine my surprise when the first reading of the morning (in the Revised Common Lectionary) was from Psalm…

God Blesses Super Bowl Athletes, Not Their Teams

How evangelicals and others see God’s providence in The Big Game vs. Trump’s election. Is the God who reigns over Election Day also in charge of Super Bowl Sunday?

National Prayer Breakfast: What Does Its History Reveal?

On the morning of Feb. 2, more than 3,500 political leaders, military chiefs and corporate moguls met for eggs, sausage, muffins – and prayer. The Washington, D.C. gathering, the 65th…

A Mix of Despair and Resolve for US Muslims In Trump Era

Four days after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, mental health counselors hosted a webinar on how their fellow American Muslims could cope. They surveyed the political landscape: a White House…

Bishops Applaud, Deplore Trump’s Executive Orders

A flurry of executive actions by President Donald Trump has drawn both praise and concern from Catholic bishops, who applauded a measure restricting international abortion funding but criticized two orders…