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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?
Russell Moore, Super Holy Man

Russell Moore, Super Holy Man

Over my years as a believer, I’ve seen personal holiness measured in strange ways. One Sunday morning, (more…)

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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.”

 

the_bad_shepherdLet’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 before, the (more…)

Christmas, Roundabout…

nativityI 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 (more…)