Tag: Pharisees

Donald Trump and the Pharisees Again

We need a Pharisee Purge, in the church, and the public square Picture a man—let’s call him Jeff—who toils, cleaning up after the abortion industry, clearing away its human carnage.  Jeff makes a fortune quietly disposing of babies, or selling their parts. His human resources department profiles employees who can sweep up arms, legs, and..

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Personally Holy & Wholly Ineffective

This November, for some Christians, personal holiness will dictate a protest vote against Donald Trump. Is this really conscience, or something darker? Over my years as a believer, I’ve seen personal holiness measured in strange ways. One Sunday morning, after my wife was introduced to a member of the praise team as a “baby Christian,”..

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This Fall, Jesus is a Republican

“Hey, can I get some help with the groceries?” “Love to, but I’m a citizen of heaven.  I’m not really even here.”   Let’s just take a look, folks, at a few of our problems, here on this earthly plane — as we’re working out our Citizen of Heaven obligations. Last night, and the night..

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Christmas, Roundabout…

I have a soft spot for anyone seeking an explanation for the universe, and our place in it.  I suppose that even includes the judgmental and the irritating, because the pursuit itself is desperate for self assurance.  We’re all trying to box up our foggy doubts, to turn our spiritual conjecture into solid stepping stones,..

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