Tag: social justice

Making Sense of a Transitional Season

Hi Friends, The other day I wrote about a coming movement. Today, I would like to look at a few indicators of this movement, its counterfeits, and some practical ways we can respond to what God is calling the Church into. This post is by no means intended to be exhaustive, but does seek to ...

This November 6th

Hi Friends, The political noise out there today is obviously strong, so I thought I would offer something of a respite if you have time for about 500 words or so. Regardless the outcome of this election, it should be first and foremost on the minds of Christians in U.S. this November, 6th 2018, that ...

Pro-Life vs Anti-Abortion

In my last article, Why I've Spent the Past Decade Fighting to End Abortion, I told a bit of the story behind my longing to see the ending of abortion in America. The undoing of this atrocity called abortion is a catalyst for something that goes far beyond a changed law. In fact, it is a matter ...

Why I’ve Spent the Past Decade Fighting to End Abortion

Hi Friends, It has been a while since I have written a public post about abortion. As with most subjects, I have decided to be much more careful and selective about what I say in the echo chamber of social media. There is a time to be silent and a time to speak, and I ...

Barrabas, Nationalism, and the Woman Caught in Adultery

If you believe you're superior to someone else, can you truly love them? The goal of today's article is to establish the idea that nationalism is poisonous to the Gospel witness. Before I get started, here is my clarifying statement: "Nationalism is different from patriotism." Nationalism believes that one's own country, nation, and/or culture is superior to ...

The Answer is Beautiful

I was born in 1983. That means I'm young enough to have not experienced WWII, the sexual revolution, and Vietnam, to name a few. Due to my youth, I have missed some of the biggest trials of our nation's modern history. While I love and appreciate history, there is no substitute for living in those history-making years ...

What is the Spirit Saying to the Church?

Hi Friends, It has been a few years now since I have said this, but we are again entering a very pivotal time for the Church in America. In reality, how we live before God and man is always of great importance, but there are certain 'times and seasons' of heightened significance due to historical events ...

Is Social Equality the Same as Biblical Equality?

Equal: (source) 1. (Adjective): being the same in quantity, size, degree, or value 2. (Noun): someone or something that is as good, skillful, valuable, etc., as another person or thing We live in a generation that harbors a resilient attitude toward the fairness of mankind. The issue of equality is hardly an issue anymore because it is the ...

You Shall Sow, But Not Reap… and Other Truths About False Justice

What if the social justice movement of our day is merely a tool to stir the empathy of the masses, training us to prostitute our hearts to a cause without first knowing the belief?