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Deference for different

I just came upon an interesting statistic. Of the people who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, the percentage who regret their vote today is a whopping 3%. And of the people who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, the … Continue reading

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Pawn or prophet?

One of our readers was wondering about my comment yesterday that politics cannot do the work of the kingdom of God and vice versa. He brought up William Wilberforce, a member of the British Parliament in the late nineteenth/early twentieth … Continue reading

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Everybody’s wrong

  There’s battle lines being drawn Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong                   – Stephen Stills After I printed in a Catch earlier this week a couple lines from the Stephen Stills song … Continue reading

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Not of this world

Much of our confusion over Christianity in America comes from a misunderstanding of our citizenship in two kingdoms and our relative responsibility to each. We occupy and serve two kingdoms, but those kingdoms do not serve each other, and should … Continue reading

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How political shall we be as Christians?

When your wife and one of your best friends disagree with something you said, and you know you are spiritually, politically, and sociologically usually on the same page as they are, it indicates to me I may have left something … Continue reading

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What to do in the worst of times

It’s been a long week of confrontation here in this country. Far right groups, sometimes including elements of the KKK or white supremacist neo-Nazi groups have been countered by those on the left supporting anti-racists and anti-hate positions. Last night … Continue reading

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Pardon the politics; feel the pain

The Catch has a friend; his name is Alex, and he is 25 years old. That makes him an official millennial. We consult with him about the Internet, and he teaches us a lot about his generation. First off, he … Continue reading

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Homogeneousness is not next to godliness

“We are in a season of lament,” says the pastor of a church divided politically down the middle, right down to his own marriage. Linda, one of those church members and a regular Catch reader who experiences that division in … Continue reading

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