In how I go forward in a politically divisive age, I continue to formulate my thoughts around the WHY and the WHO.
I listen regularly to Pass the Mic podcast because it comes from two young black Christian men. One is a historian. The other is a pastor. They bring perspective that challenges me and makes me think, especially when I disagree with them.
But this podcast summarizes well (not perfectly) how I am working on my voting process this year. I will not summarize nor will I answer questions asking me to summarize. You need to listen to their voices. I’m tired of summarizing. I need to listen more… as do each of us.
I am working my way through Martin Luther King’s The Strength to Love and my last post had a quote on be tough minded. It can’t stop there.
Dr. King wrote that the gospel also demands we have a tender heart.Continue reading “Tough minds and tender hearts”
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”
Christianity Today had their website crash yesterday. They disrupted news cycles. All major outlets (including FoxNews) have reported it.
Mark Galli, retiring editor-in-chief for CT, wrote the bold editorial that it is time for Trump to be removed from office.Continue reading “The prophetic voice raised”
A few articles over the past few weeks have helped me tamp down my desire to talk about how “bad” things are in America. The book, The End of Hunger, also helped keep perspective.
The reality of our lives is this: gloom and impending doom sells. It motivates us when good news won’t get it done. We create our own apocalypse.Continue reading “We create our own apocalypse”