Photo by greyman (Helmut Gevert) RGBStock God's word says, “...you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child..."Ecclesiastes 11:5 ESV. Similarly, the NAB reads, “Just as you do not know how the life breath enters the human frame in the mother’s womb, so you… Continue reading A BIBLICAL CASE FOR ABORTION
Category: Justice & Government
Democracy Honors God
Defending democracy may seem counterintuitive at times but Christians should value and protect it even when losing ground in areas of moral importance, for it honors God who has given free will to all, and it gives an opportunity for the gospel to bring influence and true change to people’s lives.
In this regard, The Shanker Institute put out an article by Richard D. Kahlenberg, titled, Teaching Kids What It Means To Be An American, which addresses the importance of protecting democracy.
Abortion and the Bible: Can Pro-life and Pro-choice Both Be Right?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B1VZLW5P In view of today's landmark decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, here are two extracts from my book, Abortion and the Bible: Can Pro-life and Pro-choice Both Be Right? Preface While perusing the Scriptures and considering their logical application to abortion, it became apparent that the word of God is… Continue reading Abortion and the Bible: Can Pro-life and Pro-choice Both Be Right?
Think Church, Be Church, Change the World
Picture by Lusi World Changers To see His Church the way Jesus did is to view a company of people imbued with His light and changing the world. He saw them as world changers when he said, "You are the light of the world" (Matt. 5:14) and taught them to pray "Your kingdom come, your… Continue reading Think Church, Be Church, Change the World
A Resolution Worth Keeping
Photo: gesinek (Gesine Kuhlmann) Rgbstock Forgotten/Unknown Resolution from 1998 "In 1998, the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, passed, what they called, a Resolution On Moral Character Of Public Officials."1 It contains biblical principles that inform and warn the electorate against choosing persons of ill-repute. Here it is: WHEREAS, “Righteousness… Continue reading A Resolution Worth Keeping
The Moral Character of Public Officials: Remembering January 6
Photo by MIMICA Rgbstock "In 1998, the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, passed, what they called, a Resolution On Moral Character Of Public Officials. If it had been followed, Trump would have been kept out of office in 2016 and evangelicals would have distanced themselves from him in 2020."1… Continue reading The Moral Character of Public Officials: Remembering January 6
Ironically, Yet Refreshingly, Christians Gave the Democratic Party the Victory!
The Christian... Image by Woodsy @ RGBstock King Cyrus or the Man of Lawlessness? Since 2016, to justify supporting Trump, many Christians peddled the idea that he was like King Cyrus, a foreign king that God used to help Israel. For argument's sake, I’ll give the benefit of the doubt and concede that is perhaps, in… Continue reading Ironically, Yet Refreshingly, Christians Gave the Democratic Party the Victory!
"Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away"(Mark 13:31 NIV).Picture by ba1969 (Billy Frank Alexander) Poor Excuse for Choosing Bad Character In 2016, highly influential evangelical leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., endorsed Donald Trump's candidacy despite the candidate's gross shortcomings in character. He said, “We’re not choosing the pastor-in-chief, we’re choosing the… Continue reading Character Counts!
The Church in America Must Repent of Trumpism to Help Heal the Land and Avoid Losing Her Purpose
The church in America must repent of their Trumpism or they risk losing so much more than their country’s God-given democracy that so many have laid down their lives for. The American Church on President Trump (Picture by Adrian van Leen) You Have Ignored Bad Character at Your Peril Repent for ignoring Trump’s character and… Continue reading The Church in America Must Repent of Trumpism to Help Heal the Land and Avoid Losing Her Purpose
Flirting with A Prostitute
A brief response to President Obama's address to the United Nations General Assembly 2015. Unrestrained Capitalism While President Obama pointed to several issues that hamper humanity's common goal of a peaceful and prosperous life, perhaps because it is not as overtly tyrannical as the dictatorships that he decried, he failed to address the negative effect… Continue reading Flirting with A Prostitute