Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

When Christian Evangelicals were pro-choice

Thanks to the GOP hijacking Christian voters over the issue of abortion, some Christians feel voting Republican is their only option. And the GOP did hijack the abortion issue: Southern Baptists were pro-choice in 1973. But because Democratic President Jimmy … Continue reading

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President Carter

President Carter was in the news last week, announcing his diagnosis of brain cancer. I’ve struggled with how to address this sad news. Sad, yet inspiring. Carter’s whole life has been inspiring. Less than a week after his announcement and … Continue reading

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The desire to find peace on Memorial Day

I met President Carter at his church several years ago, after he taught Sunday School. During the lesson, the scripture referenced Mount Sinai, and Carter paused to mention that when he was negotiating the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt, … Continue reading

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