Tag Archives: politics

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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Get serious!

I’m getting close to being mad, but then again, that would be against everything I’m about to say. Still I have a question: how long have I been holding forth in this little corner of cyberspace — questioning, suggesting, sometimes … Continue reading

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What America needs now

  It’s the hammer of justice                                                                     … Continue reading

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What’s great about living in America right now

“It’s not about morality, it’s about grace; it’s not about politics, it’s about people; it’s not about what we’re against, it’s about who we’re for.” And the battle’s just begun There’s many who lost, but tell me who has won? … Continue reading

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Living in a meaner, tougher nation

Where is George Herbert Walker Bush when we need him? If we ever needed that “kinder, gentler nation” he talked about, it’s now. But it seems so distant, doesn’t it? Isn’t that soft? Isn’t that weak to be kind and … Continue reading

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Christians and cultural ambiguity

Yesterday’s Catch apparently created a number of favorable tweets. My wife, Marti, thought it contained one of my best sentences ever in, “And even if [government] could get people to behave like Christians, without a relationship with Jesus Christ, they, … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on Christianity and politics

In a recent article in The New York Times about the political views of C.S. Lewis, Peter Wehner writes, For those of us who believe in the truth of Christianity and still believe in the good of politics, the last … Continue reading

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