They started putting kids in cages
Ripping mothers from their babies
And I looked to you to speak on their behalf
But all I heard was silence
Or worse you justify it
Singing glory hallelujah raise the flag
Full song in in this post HERE.
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:Continue reading “Statism”
Last week Christianity Today posted an editorial calling for the removal of the president. Well, a lot has happened since then. It got Trump’s ire in some tweets and then some responses from the “right” and the “left.”Continue reading “The follow up on Christianity Today’s editorial”
Julie Roys is a journalist who has exposed massive corruption in key ministries and her message is this: God isn’t finished cleaning his house.
From time to time I like to look back on what I’ve been reading in articles, commentaries, etc., along with podcasts.Continue reading “Current reading and listening”
In the past two weeks we’ve witnessed yet another key influencer in the evangelical movement “give up” and move on. This one is Joshua Harris of I Kissed Dating Goodby fame (or infamy, as you will). There are two key discussions worth your listen.Continue reading “The American Christian Industrial Complex”
“…contemporary evangelicalism is in serious trouble. Actually, its crisis is the same one that afflicts all Christianity in America. At the risk of hubris, and the risk of merely adding one more item to the seemingly endless list of crises, I believe that the crisis lies at the heart of what ails large swaths of the American church. Alexander Solzhenitsyn named it in his speech upon receiving the Templeton Prize in Religion in 1968. He was talking about Western culture when he used it. I apply it to the American church, evangelical and not:
We have forgotten God.”
Yesterday I was in prayer for the American Church. I had read in Mark 11 about Jesus cursing the fig tree and cleansing the Temple, and I was grieved for the Church once again. Continue reading “Confronting the issues of the American Conservative Church”
I know the name Lecrae, but I’ve not listened to his music. Recently he has boldly spoken out about American evangelicalism and the lack of place for people of color. Continue reading “White Evangelicalism”