Phillip Larsen

What Does It Profit a Pastor to Run for Local Office?

When he learned I was on the City Council, my friend remarked, “I did not take you for Constantinian.” At once I felt I disappointed one of my man-crush’s. I also┬árealized how broad brushed generalizations work.… Continue reading

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The Great Divorce: The Church and the GOP

After a long, frustrating courtship with the GOP,┬áRichard Land, then President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention declared, ”The go-along, get-along strategy is dead. ‘No more engagement. We [conservative Christians] want a wedding ring, we want a ceremony, we want a consummation Continue reading

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