Don’t Use Dead Christians to Score Rhetorical Points

Over the past few days, I have seen a few disturbing Facebook posts about Christian's slaughtered in Nigeria and the Philippines. Of course, as a Christian and, frankly as a human, I am deeply saddened by this. But, these posts have been rhetorically dishonest and so devalue and dishonor those who have died. The reports … Continue reading Don’t Use Dead Christians to Score Rhetorical Points

Why I Cringe When People Say America is a Christian Nation

Below is text from one of my 2010 posts. Claims that the U.S. was/is a Christian nation get repeated by the right (when arguing for traditional family values) and the left (i.e. as a Christian nation we ought to welcome refugees)...and it always make me cringe. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Last night I spoke to a small group … Continue reading Why I Cringe When People Say America is a Christian Nation

>Should the US Support Israel? (update)

>A friend of mine recently posted some thoughts on our funding of the Israeli military. The question isn't are we? That's certain. The real question is should we be?The argument could get very complicated and I'm not going to try to sort it out. There could be real, good, compelling reasons to support financially and … Continue reading >Should the US Support Israel? (update)