Category: The Political

  • On Disciples: Forgiving George Bush And/Or the Church

    I ran across a website yesterday via Good Magazine called “Forgive George.” It’s not really surprising to see something like this, with the inauguration only a few weeks away, the end of Bush’s presidency is on every one’s mind (there are a number of “tribute” sites to Bush like this). This particular site promotes something […]

  • How Quakers Voted in the 2008 Election

    I’ve finally finished compiling the statistics from the poll we conducted here last week. When I initially posted the survey it hadn’t dawned on me that it would be me who had to compile all of the data as well! That took quite awhile, especially since Math and using Excel aren’t Wess Daniels specialities. But […]

  • Dress-Down Friday: Post-Election Edition

    Well the election is finally behind us. So in honor of this wealth of free time we all now have here are some links that you may (or may not) find to your liking. Jim Wallis challenged James Dobson’s 2012 Fear Letter Christians should be committed to the kingdom of God, not the kingdom of […]

  • Quaker Friends and Readers Voting Poll

    I am putting together an article for The Friend reflecting on the presidential election for our British brothers and sisters. The point of the article is to reflect on the election from my standpoint as a Quaker, Evangelical and American. To that end I am interested in how other American Quakers (from all our groups) […]

  • A Fresh Start And the American Election

    Growing up I remember learning about the atrocities of slavery, what happened to the Native Americans, and the many harmful, and violent things that were done in the name of freedom or of Christ. I personally have often felt ashamed by much of this country, it’s a narrative I was born into but didn’t identify […]