Offending the Outsiders (Or Disdaining the Damned)

Well we’ve had another interesting month in the culture wars, especially after the Grammys.  Some things I would be totally oblivious to if we didn’t have Twitter and Facebook.   Christians were up in arms over several things that took place during the awards show.  But I wonder, what good did any of the banter … More Offending the Outsiders (Or Disdaining the Damned)

New World Christianity Is Getting Old

American History.  The New World.  Explorers.  Columbus.  Coronado.  Vespucci.  Pioneers.  Industrial Revolution.  Imperialism.  War.  Civil Rights. At the outset, this is not a bash America rant.  I’m grateful that I was born in the U.S.  The freedoms, the opportunities, the resources, etc.  While “American Exceptionalism” has brought many good things into the world, we must … More New World Christianity Is Getting Old

World AIDS Day 2013: Let’s Not Just Cure…Let’s Care

One more trip around the Sun and we find ourselves again at December 1 which has been set aside as World AIDS Day.  It’s a day to commemorate those who have fallen to this dreaded disease, remember their suffering, and renewing efforts to find a cure. AIDS has claimed almost 30 million lives since 1981. … More World AIDS Day 2013: Let’s Not Just Cure…Let’s Care

The Church Still Has A Long Way to Go to Reach Dr. King’s Dream

Today, we recognize the determination, passion, and legacy of a man who lived for something much bigger than himself.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a man of faith who loved God.  While he preached freedom from sin, he preached another freedom that he could only dream about during his lifetime.  He envisioned an era … More The Church Still Has A Long Way to Go to Reach Dr. King’s Dream

Justice and Compassion: Not Liberal or Social but Biblical

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