Archive: August 17, 2008 - August 23, 2008
If the church is going to measure today's candidates on such "faith and values" issues as abortion. gay marriage, war and the environment, shouldn't wealth (theirs and ours) also be part of that discussion?
By David Waters | August 23, 2008; 10:55 PM ET | Comments (144)
The Mount Soledad Memorial in San Diego. (Getty Images) No, this is not the headquarters for the Democratic or Republican presidential campaigns. It's the controversial Mt. Soledad Memorial in San Diego with its two dominant symbols: a cross and a...
By David Waters | August 22, 2008; 12:14 PM ET | Comments (126)
Tennessee officials have worked out concerns about a "Church Protection Plan" to deputize and arm churchgoers to provide protection during Sunday services, and hope to start the program Jan. 1 -- after the Christmas rush.
By David Waters | August 21, 2008; 9:14 AM ET | Comments (53)
The Democrats have found religion, but next week's faith-focused schedule at the Democratic National Convention seems unnecessary.
By David Waters | August 20, 2008; 9:28 AM ET | Comments (62)
Even a cable TV commentator could watch Saturday's Saddleback Church Civil Forum and figure out why John McCain did so well. In a sanctuary filled with conservative evangelicals, McCain decided to preach to the choir while Barack Obama decided to...
By David Waters | August 18, 2008; 1:38 PM ET | Comments (649)