I am off of all social media until next year, but will auto-update this blog with new podcast episodes when they are available. My latest episode is How This Conservative Evangelical Died. You can listen to it on the following sites: iTunes- https://itun.es/us/0N7Acb.c SoundCloud- http://bit.ly/2e4VAon Stitcher- http://bit.ly/2e1BSh7 You can also read the original post here, […]Read more "How This Conservative Evangelical Died- New Podcast Episode"
There has been increasing and bewildering confusion amongst Christians as to how we ought to engage with the political system, generally, and for whom we ought to vote, specifically.Read more "Was Jesus a Republican or Democrat?"
One of the most contentious topics within American Christianity is the role followers of Jesus should or should not play within politics and government.Read more "Why I Don’t Want America to Come Back to God…"
We are the hands and feet of Christ. The government is not. Donald Trump is not. Hillary Clinton is not. And whether they say they are “Christians” or not is utterly and spectacularly inconsequential. As we have outsourced our purpose as the Church to the government and politicians, we have failed our country and our communities.Read more "But What Can We Do? (Police Shootings and the Role of the Church)…"
Right now our conversations are not conservations. Our words quickly become angry, heated, non-loving diatribes with only one purpose… to win the argument and make the other person look bad. Our minds are made up and our ears are closed off to learning, understanding, and discovering truth from another perspective or angle. It is like two massive tectonic plates that continue to grind and push with immense force and ferocity… with the unfortunate consequence being wreckage and devastation. We are not better for it, nor is anyone else in the world.Read more "I Have Something to Say…"
And if it is our blood that must be poured out, turning the seas to crimson, for the world to know the life-giving, cross-like love of Christ, then let the waves wash over this land in forgiveness for what you have done. For even in the face of death, our own blood will cry out and give testimony.Read more "A Message to ISIS…"
I know who I am. I know what I signed up for.Read more "I Don’t Need Your Legislation (A Good Friday Litany)"