While we have a president in his 70s and three projected contenders in the 2020 well into their 70s, unless you’re running for president, getting old in America isn’t easy. Ageism in the work place, being shoved aside as “irrelevant” when it comes to opinions and experience, etc., begins to wear on folks.
But when it is in the American church, it’s another level of heartache and, quite frankly, disgust.
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In the midst of evangelicals being divided over “support” for Trump or being “Never Trump” is the danger we’ve lost our prophetic voice.
Scot McKnight notes this:
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I will continually go back to “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” on this weekend. Every time I draw something new from his challenge to folks like me… white moderates. I hear his rebuke to me more clearly each time.
I will continually draw from Dr. King throughout the year. This is a lesson I’ve established in these past few years, especially since moving to Alabama. His works and books on his life’s work are ever in front of me.
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There are two passages of Scripture I came through in my reading this week that describe what I am “seeing” in prayer during this time in our culture and the American Church.
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering his wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire. (Matt. 3:12)
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Ben Witherington has a nice review of the film here.
A key paragraph from his review:
Continue reading “"Just Mercy" the film”
John 6 has become one of my “slow” chapters. I can’t just read through it on a reading plan anymore. I grasp at the air sometimes trying to understand.
Continue reading “The call to be "FULLY IN" with Christ”
I read Just Mercy almost two years ago and it has added to my education on racial justice. The movie is out and I have not seen it yet, but will write more when I have seen it.
Continue reading “We CAN make a difference”