The Conscience of the Country

 Kings, Prophets, and Presidents: A Warning about Power Abuse (Part 3 of 4) We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. Elie Wiesel The stories about Kings David and Ahab abusing their power are the basis of these few posts. …

Bonhoeffer on Trump: A Postmortem Interview (Part 2 of 4)

Barney: Welcome back everyone to our postmortem conversation with evangelical icon, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. And welcome to you, Mr. Bonhoeffer. We very much appreciate you, your legacy, and your devotion to the truth and your sacrifice for the Church of Jesus Christ. Bonhoeffer: It’s entirely my pleasure. Barney: Last time we were discussing the four categories …

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

"Paranoia strikes deep ... Into your life it will creep ... It starts when you’re always afraid ... Step out of line, the men come and take you away!"  (Stephen Stills, 1966) Franklin Graham says, “I appreciate the fact that the president does have a concern for Christian values,” said, “he does have a concern to protect …

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