Tag Archives: Jesus

Cultural Christians ~ when Christianity isn’t Christianity

A prominent voice in mainstream media is Cultural Christians who care more about the culture than they do about actually following the teachings of Jesus. You know who they are — sycophant, sympathetic apologists for sexist, racist bigots and patriarchal … Continue reading

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“Jesus wouldn’t help people in need?” What Jesus are you talking about?

I recently saw a comment online that said Jesus wouldn’t help people in need – that he would help people to help themselves. Just another example of the damage some so-called, self-described Christians do in the name of Jesus — … Continue reading

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Stress

Life is stressful. The news is stressful. All forms of social media are stressful. Finances, college funds, finding a new job, car repairs, relationships, family — the list goes on and on. Internal issues like fear and insecurity can create … Continue reading

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The light of Christ is for all people

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Jesus is on the side of the oppressed

Jesus is with the people on the fringe of the culture who demand to be treated with respect and dignity. He is always on the side of the marginalized victims. Jesus is with refugees and minorities. Jesus supports the meek … Continue reading

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God bless everyone

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Eclipse

Did you see this Facebook profile frame for the eclipse? This was a sponsored ad from the Institute for Creation Research. It was a paid ad from a religious organization, and most Facebook users had no idea. Who is ICR? … Continue reading

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Jesus had two dads

When I adopted our daughter, Joseph became my new favorite Biblical character.

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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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Did Jesus die for our sins?

Did Jesus die for our sins? That’s a common question the week between Palm Sunday and Easter. Jesus took on the sins of the world, suffered and died, so that we might have eternal life. Right? This was the point … 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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Middle class Messiah

Recently I wrote: The Bible is clear. Jesus is with the losers, not the leaders. Jesus was an unemployed Palestinian. A Syrian refugee child. A Honduran roofer. Jesus is the dark-skinned woman cleaning your table, your hotel room, your office. … Continue reading

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