“For me as a Christian American, to be hostile to people from other places is to violate my spiritual mandate.”
This discussion on “The Table” podcast is worth an examination. One of the key questions proposed in this podcast is “good law.” What do we assume about “law” and changing law?
While our shallow “journalistic” coverage, only driven by our shallow American desire for, well, all things American and culturally relevant to us… and can really stir up controversy on social media… fixates on one county in Kentucky, the story we refuse to pay attention to, among so many, is the immigrant crisis in Europe. AsContinue reading “The number is 300,000”
I have walked slowly through Mark 1-4 the past few days… over and over. There is a story of a man with a withered hand (Mark 3:1-6). The religious leaders are all standing around seeing if Jesus would dare to heal a man on … horrors! … the Sabbath. 5 And he looked around at them with anger, grievedContinue reading “The anger of Jesus”
That’s the real amnesty – leaving this broken system the way it is. Mass amnesty would be unfair. Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character. What I’m describing is accountability – a commonsense, middle ground approach: If you meet the criteria, you can come out of the shadows and get rightContinue reading “Immigration”
If you’re going to tag a building to make a ridiculous statement, at least try correct spelling. What this says is, “We only want healthy eagles. No ill ones. Sick eagles are a pain to take care of.” I agree. They should send the ill eagles to Wabasha, MN at the National Eagle Center, orContinue reading “If you’re going to tag a building to make a ridiculous statement…”
I was away for the 4th, so I didn’t get to post too much on the 4th, and then have the angst over why as Christians we wrestle with celebrating the 4th… blah, blah, blah… You can find the angst elsewhere. I wrestle with those issues as well… but on the 4th I love theContinue reading “Loving Christ and STILL Loving Our Nation”
It is the year of politics, but let’s face it… It’s always the year of politics. So, President Obama’s move to stop deportation on a certain segment of the population can be perceived in so many ways. Sure, we can call it pure politics. I would also say that inaction by politicians on Capitol HillContinue reading “Immigration”
This is so incredibly funny. I don’t know why he was in Congress for a hearing, but it was incredibly funny.