“Why me?”

We’re in charge of requests, not results. Results are God’s department. I don’t think God’s waiting for us to wince enough when we pray or to use certain spiritual formulas (which tend to be more magical than spiritual). Donald Miller writes, “Formulas seem much better than God because formulas offer control; and God, well, He …

Dobson on the Border

As beloved as James Dobson is to the evangelical community, predominantly among those of us with white skin and grey hair (if any hair at all), having the audacity to expose a flaw of his, I might as well claim that Smokey Bear was a pyromaniac or Billy Graham smoked crack. Most of my contemporaries …

On Fear and Anger (Why so many people voted for and continue to endorse Donald Trump’s presidency) Part 1 of 2

“When Christianity is seen as a political project in search of a gospel useful enough to advance its worldly agenda, it will end up pleasing those who make politics primary, while losing those who believe the Gospel.” Russell Moore in a lecture called, “Can the Religious Right Be Saved?” I’ve been reluctantly, yet under an …