(updated 9/14/21) Eighteen months ago, I began hearing terms thrown around in my online theological discussion boards I was not familiar with. More alarmingly to me, I was being accused of things I didn't understand - being 'woke' or having bought into critical race theory. Often times when I asked what they meant I got … Continue reading Books on Justice, Race, and Critical Race Theory
This post is one that I hope will facilitate a bit of understanding among those who consider themselves single issue voters and those who question the wisdom of single issue voting. Politics is always a divisive issue, and certainly the current political climate is more divisive than I can ever remember. I'm not naive to … Continue reading Single Issue Voter: To Be, or Not to Be?
So counsels Ray Ortlund in his book When God Comes to Church, a book written twenty years ago, but one I'm reading for the first time (and loving), currently. The chapter I'm considering now is an exposition of Hosea 14. Here's the first four verses: Return, Israel, to the LORD your God.Your sins have been … Continue reading Swear Off All Alliances with the Assyrians of Our Day
I have watched zero percent of the RNC or DNC. I have better things to do than watch the pomp. But, I have watched some replays of some speeches from both sides, and read transcripts of a bit more. I do not post on [national] politics. I do post when politicians step into religion (like … Continue reading Mike Pence’s Heresy & the New Cult of Caesar
Don't forget, we live in Babylon. And Babylon isn't Jerusalem - never has been, never will be (in fact, earthly Jerusalem ain't no Jerusalem either). In two stages, Israel was taken into exile. First, the Northern Kingdom was conquered carried into exile to the Assyrian empire in 722BC. The Southern Kingdom of Judah help off … Continue reading Why are we Shocked?