Trump Desecrates Sacred Symbols

President Donald Trump holds a Bible as he visits outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Part of the church was set on fire during protests on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Contribution by Linda Seger, ThD Recently, Trump stood with two sacred

Jesus was liberal…and conservative

Christian Conservative vs. Liberal Values By Dr. Linda Seger | 11-25-14 Jesus was both conservative and liberal. A conservative value that Jesus affirmed was the value of accountability and responsibility. Leaders are to rule justly, not be beholden to the rich, the powerful, or the influential. Justice transcends political parties. The Bible also begins with a commandment

Family Values? They Don’t Get It!

I keep hearing about family values, welfare, entitled people that are too lazy to work so they live this high life off the government and abuse everyone’s hard earned tax dollars. This is also being sized up in the current political atmosphere to state that if you are one of these Americans that you are

Caring for the Poor is Government’s Biblical Role

Compare this complete Biblical synopsis by Jim Wallis with the rhetoric we hear from the Right on welfare, food stamps, budget cuts to programs for the poor, etc. This is what the Bible has to say and reflects our values as Christian Democrats... Caring for the Poor is Government's Biblical Role by Jim Wallis There

“What Are Your Values?”

This week has brought us two Supreme Court rulings on two very important issues: health care and immigration. Even though the immigration ruling lacked in one key provision, the rulings this week were overall huge victories for Democrats, Progressives and anyone who supports the causes of social justice and true "family values" or "Christian values."


After offending the poor, women and so many other groups (including many Christians like us), the Republican party is suffering the consequences of the radicalism... The Republican Party has a big problem. Huge! Their likely nominee isn’t much liked by the base of the party. Yet even as he loses primaries in the most conservative

What is ‘Biblical Politics’?

We urge every one to read this article about injustice towards the poor. This describes so well why we have to work to change our institutions, why we care about politics as Christians. "When those who are in charge mistreat the poor and vulnerable, say the scriptures, it is not just unkind but also wrong

The New Resentment of the Poor

This is a great blog that paints the clear picture of this unethical, immoral position - what more can we say than to ask the question of those who would talk of stealing more from the poor to give to the rich "What are your VALUES?" Here's what the Bible has to say about it: