Trading Our Testimony for a Bowl of Stew and a Few Federal Judges

“We should pray for presidents, critique them when they’re wrong, praise them when they’re right, and never, ever impose partisan double standards. We can’t ever forget the importance of character, the necessity of our own integrity, and the power of our prophetic witness.” (David French) I wrote this three years ago and IMHO it applies …

Pay attention to what you hear!

“Pay attention to what you hear.” (Mark 4:24) I’ve watched or listened to each of the House Select Committee’s January 6th Hearings in their entirety so far. It’s been time-consuming as well as an emotionally grueling exercise. It was worse than I imagined, and I imagined it would pretty bad! Nevertheless, I feel it’s a necessary …

I Still Love Her 

Someone said: “Church history is a beautiful melody poorly performed." If you’ve read much of the stuff I’ve written in the past decade or so, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that I’m pretty hard on the Church. It’s true. I have been. I can’t help but notice how far from the mark many of us are, let …

5-Minute Meditations on the Sermon on the Mount (Chapter 7 of WHAT ON EARTH? a book by Barney Wiget)

Suggestions for Personal Reflection, Group Discussion, and Taking Action for: Chapter 7 of WHAT ON EARTH? / The Inconvenient Politics of Jesus Give an example when Jesus communicated with authorityGive an example when he comported himself politicallyGive an example when he confronted power fearlessly Keep an eye out for the next chapter. Talk soon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpCla8i3_Ig

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