City on a Hill

Americans are not God’s chosen people, and America is not the New Israel, or the “city on a hill.” That distinction belongs exclusively to the Body of Christ in every nation. Neither the task nor the label fits any certain national entity. We have a great country and our system of governance is as good …

A Prayer for Endurance

Churchill said, “This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.” Endurance is something that more Christians need more of today. I've been praying Paul's prayer in Colossians 1:9-12 to increase my own endurance. I hope this short video will help you to dare and endure in Christ. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyWOS-RvSfo

Ravenous for Righteousness

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) Jesus didn’t come here with a fistful of Religion Redux; instead he exhibited and explained a whole new way of behaving that starts on the inside and shows on the outside. Any sort of “tacked on” righteousness simply will …

Not All Christians Are Fans of Donald Trump

I recommend these books, all by clear-thinking Jesus-following persons with biblical, moral, and philosophical objections to the Donald Trump presidency.  Does anyone have other recommendations on the topic of Mr. Trump's qualification for the job––for or against?   https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Danger-Donald-Trump-Evangelical-ebook/dp/B087GFTP2C/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Spiritual+Danger+of+Donald+Trump%3A+30+Evangelical+Christians+on+Justice%2C+Truth%2C+and+Moral+Integrity&qid=1593805021&s=books&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Death-Politics-Frayed-Republic-After/dp/0062820796/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Death+of+Politics%3A+How+to+Heal+our+Frayed+Republic+After+Trump&qid=1593805111&s=books&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Immoral-Majority-Good-Christians-Leaders/dp/0062797115/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Immoral+Majority%3A+Why+Evangelicals+Chose+Political+Power+Over+Christian+Values&qid=1593805211&s=books&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Christ-Crisis-Need-Reclaim-Jesus/dp/0062914766/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Christ+in+Crisis%3A+Why+We+Need+to+Reclaim+Jesus+by+Jim+Wallis&qid=1593805274&s=books&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Postcards-Babylon-Church-American-Exile/dp/057821377X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Postcards+From+Babylon&qid=1593805324&s=books&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Battle-Bonhoeffer-Stephen-R-Haynes/dp/0802876013/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1593805408&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Politics-Jesus-Rediscovering-Revolutionary-Teachings/dp/0385516657/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Politics+of+Jesus%3A+Rediscovering+the+True+Revolutionary&qid=1593805458&s=books&sr=1-1   https://www.amazon.com/Politics-Jesus-Rediscovering-Revolutionary-Teachings/dp/0385516657/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Politics+of+Jesus%3A+Rediscovering+the+True+Revolutionary&qid=1593805458&s=books&sr=1-1