Facing the Challenges of Our Own Age

Facing the Challenges of Our Own Age

By T. Allen Bethel, Jan Elfers, Steve Moore, Wajdi Said and Alexander K. Sample On December 3, 1956, a year after the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott began, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. returned to the building where the boycott had been organized — the Holt...
Reclaiming Hope

Reclaiming Hope

By Michael Wear (via Q Ideas) We are at a critical juncture for the church, and the decisions we make in the next five years will largely determine the trajectory of the church for the coming decades.
U2’s Bono Calls for Humility in the Age of Trump

U2’s Bono Calls for Humility in the Age of Trump

By John Hart (Opportunity Lives) In the age of Donald Trump, it seems many artists are determined to build a wall between the Left and Right and ask their patrons to pay for it. One voice calling for humility and reflection in a time of polarization is U2’s Bono, who,...
Can Film Inform Our Politics?

Can Film Inform Our Politics?

By Mark Rodgers The Clapham Group is founded, in part, on the understanding that culture is upstream of politics.  As a Christian, I have a set of convictions that inform my politics (see Andy Crouch’s excellent piece in Christianity Today on the Presidential...
“I Have a Dream…”

“I Have a Dream…”

By Branden Polk “I Have a Dream.” Interesting how those words continue to strike my heart with such meaning and urgency. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. orated with clarity and passion his dream for a nation. That dream now pursues to live on in me, and so many...