Over the last decade, there has been a growing trend among younger evangelicals who have been stepping back from more traditional stances. There’s been a growing aversion towards their parents’ political affiliations and the need to embrace a cause. Breaking ranks might seem liberating, but as always, we must search our hearts and motives. Are … More Justice and Compassion: Not Liberal or Social but Biblical
“When he looked out over the crowds, his heart broke. So confused and aimless they were, like sheep with no shepherd” (Mt 9:36). There is often a missing ingredient when it comes to the abortion issue, that of mercy. Mercy is the compassion or kindness shown toward another; especially an offender, an enemy. As Christ followers, we … More Roe v. Wade Part 2: Lessons We Can Learn From Chiune Sugihara
It’s been a crazy emotional week on so many levels. There’s been a multitude of reminders of how messed up our world is and how desperately we need a Sovereign move of God. This week, we recognize the 40th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973. The stats tell … More Roe v. Wade Part 1: 40 Years of Tragedy
As millions of Americans are rushing to shopping malls for amazing deals, it’s life as normal for billions of others. And for many of those, it’s a constant state of missile attacks, military incursions, famine, and poor healthcare. Once again, the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the horrors of yet another civil war. The … More Please Pray for the Democratic Republic of Congo
I’ll lay off the politics soon. Just still enduring residue cynicism from Tuesday’s election and I’m absolutely confuzzled at a lot of Christians’ responses. It’s over. If you voted for Governor Romney, you were disappointed. If you voted for President Obama, you got your wish. Now let’s move on and focus on things that we … More He’s not my President. I’m not praying for him!
I am a follower of Christ (Christian, Jesus Freak, whatever word you choose to label me as). I tend to make some ambiguous statements and people make assumptions about my political views. Please give up trying to figure out my party affiliation. All I know is that it’s been a long 18 months and I’m … More Election Reflections
I remember years ago, former First Lady Hillary Clinton said, “If you don’t vote, you have no right to complain.” Many times now, I’ve tweaked that quote to say, “If you don’t pray, you have no right to complain.” Probably one of the biggest lies Christians speak forth is “I’ll pray for you” or “I’ll … More Believe in America? FORWARD? Choose Prayer