Category Archives: challenges

A Review of "Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism"

By | May 11, 2016

So this book is several things. One, it is a book of theology of the kingdom of the Messiah. Dr. Hart lays out the plans of God through Jesus Christ in instituting his kingdom, which is topsy-turvy: it is not power-based, it is not authority-based, it is not self-based. It is, instead, based upon love… Read More »

Forgiveness—What Is Possible? What Is Demanded?

By | February 20, 2016

I heard a story on NPR the other day. Seems that in Maryland there’s a push to review the sentences of those who were convicted of murder in the last 40 years based upon the Unger decision. Several people who were affected by these murders—being the family and friends and co-workers—were asked for their thoughts.… Read More »

Franklin Graham, Christian, Makes a Bold Statement

By | May 19, 2015

(link: Are Christians The Only People Who Cannot Identify Themselves Publicly?) No, there is no danger to Christians saying they’re Christians publicly. The President: Christian The Vice-President: Christian The majority of the cabinet: Christian The majority of the Supreme Court: Christian The majority of the Senate: Christian The majority of the House of Representatives: Christian… Read More »

Awash in a Sea of Tears

By | January 29, 2013

Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthian Believers, Chapter 10, lines 3-6 “For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the… Read More »

A Poem for Advent

By | December 16, 2012

America 2012 Twenty children were shot   Charlotte Bacon, 6and six adults in one of   Daniel Barden, 7the greatest tragedies   Olivia Engel, 6in American history.    Josephine Gay, 7Unfortunately, it was   Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 6not the greatest tragedy,   Dylan Hockley, 6for we have had mass   Madeleine F. Hsu, 6shootings in Columbine   Catherine V. Hubbard, 6and Virginia… Read More »