Category Archives: Faith

Save the People

This song comes into my head often… So I thought I’d post it here, to make it easy to return to. And when I’m in the mood for the original… … and the movie… Shall crime bring crime forever Strength … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Thank you,” I said as calmly and sincerely as I could. “Thank you very much.” I have a problem with my tone. For as long as I can remember. My voice doesn’t always communicate emotions I try to convey. I … Continue reading

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God and climate change

This understanding of God … … is a problematic understanding. God will take care of climate change, but Rep. Walberg took things into his own hands when it came time to help 20 million people lose their health insurance. Walberg … Continue reading

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Liberty

Trump is giving the graduation address at Liberty University, which claims to be the largest Christian college. Are those who accommodate, accept or ignore evil any better than the evil doer? I don’t think so. Trump is a liar, an … Continue reading

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Embracing evil

When some Christians talk about Jesus, they are simply wrong. Their politics are more important than the actual teaching of Jesus, and so they’ve twisted Jesus into something that’s not in the Bible and clearly not the message of Jesus. … Continue reading

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“President Carter, am I a Christian?”

I love President Carter. I’ve written about him here: President Carter   and here: The desire to find peace on Memorial Day   and here: You met a president   New York Times reporter Nicolas Kristof had a great e-mail interview with … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

Matthew 21:1-11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with … Continue reading

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Spiritual refugees

Most of us are refugees in someway. Many are emotional or spiritual refugees, as distant and isolated from others as physical refugees are removed from homelands. We are separated from feeling our own pain, refugees rejecting our own emotions. Unaware … Continue reading

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Republican Christians

Not since the Reformation has the choice been so clear. On one side, Christians who read the red letters of the Bible and find in the teachings of Jesus a call to help the poor, support widows, orphans and aliens, … Continue reading

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Resident Aliens

I met Will Willlimon recently. (His preaching technique was exactly what I was taught in seminary. But that’s another story.) In my first semester of seminary I read Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony, written by Willimon and Stanley … Continue reading

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