October 20, 2017

Column & Video

EthicsDaily.com reran a post I wrote last week about Donald Trump, the Iran nuclear deal, and a biblical story in Joshua 9. I appreciate them using it. Check it out:  What Trump Can Learn from Bible's 'Worst Deal Ever.' Danny Chisholm, senior pasto…
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October 18, 2017

Morning Joe's Sermon

Joe Scarborough, co-host of the MSNBC show "Morning Joe," offered some thoughts on President Donald Trump and Jesus. What seemed to particularly upset Scarborough was the so-called "Values Voter Summit" welcoming Trump, Steve Bannon, and o…
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October 17, 2017

Unethical Polling & Church Politics

A dirty little secret in polling is that you can generally get the result you want by framing the question in the "right" way to lead people as they answer the questions. This can be a way of trying to sway public opinion. Many people don't like…
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October 13, 2017

Trump, Iran, the Gibeonites and the Worst Deal Ever

As President Donald Trump reportedly prepares to decertify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, I wonder if one of his evangelical advisers could show him a passage in the Bible about responding to the worst deal ever. Trump previously called the deal between Iran, th…
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October 11, 2017

Quote in Washington Post on Faith & Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Michelle Boorstein, religion reporter for the Washington Post , wrote a good article looking at faith and the current White House Press Secretary. The piece, How Sarah Huckabee Sanders Sees the World , even includes a quote from me. Here's the section with …
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