Are we considering Christ’s rights as we consider our own?

I read a tweet the other day that is still ping-ponging around my mind as profound and challenging. It said… You cannot serve both God and your rights. @joshcarlosjosh Whew. As Americans who are proud of their rights, that kicks us right in the teeth, doesn’t it? Because we like …

Does the Biggest Threat to Our Gospel Witness Come from “Believers”?

I’m learning things about my faith community I never expected to learn (things I do not wish to learn, as they break my heart). I grew up with my “faith feet” solidly placed in evangelical Christianity. While my faith underwent times of doubt that were necessary for growth, one thing …

Evangelicals in America

With the start of the school year, my time available for writing has plummeted. In order to keep the political thinking going, I’ve decided to occasionally write shorter thoughts and share articles, books, and resources I’ve found meaningful lately. What does “evangelical” mean in the US today? I’ve always identified …

Impeachment?

As the headlines roll out day after day (minute after minute, really), the news regarding the impeachment inquiry and the President’s actions has become overwhelming to sift through. With each article I read, I wonder—what here is true? What here is written in a politically slanted way? What happened, what …

Christians <3 Trump?

Thinking in Grayscale Part I of a Three-Part Series It worries me when Christians say, “I love Trump.” Or “Trump is doing a great job,”—and that’s where their sentence ends. Disclaimer: This is not going to be a Trump-bashing series. (For one, because I don’t think we should bash our …

You moron.

Got your attention? Good. Does name calling sound familiar, especially on social media? I’m sure it does. I’m sure the word “moron” actually sounds fairly tame compared to other insults you’ve read online. I’ve been listening to and reading a lot of political dialog lately. And I often find the …

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