“The Chosen One”?

Welcome into the frightening demagogic mind: Too much to be attributed to coincidence, the very next day after Root’s statement, the president turned, looked into the sky, and said, “I am the Chosen One!” Call it a declaration of supremacy or a Freudian slip. Whatever you like.  See for yourself and come to your own …

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 …

A Christian Response to Terrorism (Part 4 of 4) 

In the last piece of this series I’d like to share about how our reckless reactions to terrorism negatively influence our witness to the world. How hysteria and hostility smother our witness We fear loss of power, money, safety, so we wrap ourselves in insulation. What we should fear is suffocating in the insulation. Scott …

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