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.
Tag Archives: Prophetic Voice
Notes from the wilderness
I am working my way through Ezekiel as the Lord stirs in my heart more about “Living in Babylon.” This was a sermon series I did in 2016, but I left a lot unexplored. The Lord is bringing this back around to me and in this season as I form extended thoughts on this subject,Continue reading “Notes from the wilderness”
Being Prophetic Today — Kenyatta Gilbert and Walter Brueggemann
White Evangelicals in America and the Reckoning We Need
We are still stumbling badly in our witness as American conservative Christians. This past year has left many, including me, wondering about the label “evangelical.”
Can we return to a prophetic center?
I am still in the midst of lament over the jury decision last Friday. The officer who killed Philando Castile was acquitted. There is a sense of mourning, of lament, in our community and it needs to be felt.
The prophetic voice of Frederick Douglass
Why, we have slavery made part of the religion of the land. Yes, the pulpit there stands up as the great defender of this cursed institution, as it is called.
Return our prophetic voice, O Lord
Our way forward as the Church is to take up the prophetic mantle once again. We need to stand for Kingdom goodness and rightness. It may make us sound like Democrats at times, Republicans at others. We need to learn to BLESS. We need to learn the models of Joseph, Daniel, and Esther. We needContinue reading “Return our prophetic voice, O Lord”