“..If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty.” The Crowd-Building Power of Standing Your Ground I touched briefly, yesterday, on the enormous power ignited when a tyrant miscalculates and picks on the wrong man, but I don’t think I explained the reality from the..
Category: Dominion - page 3
Christ, The Word, The Church, The Republic
“And he was afraid and arose and ran for his life…” So imagine you’ve just called down fire from heaven, hacked four hundred pagan priests to death, wiped the blood from your tunic, and you get a message from that old whore, Queen Jezebel. She swears by all the gods to put you to the knife by..
Almost all evil is done in the name of good. I believe I learned that principle as a teenager, from Dale Carnegie. I think he used the example of a bank robber. Even the bank robber convinces himself he’s sticking up for the little guy against the evil, rich banker. So if a bank robber..
..or putting it another way, are any of us really allowed to rebuke an entire race or ethnicity? If we subscribe to the notion that we should be judged on the basis of our individual character, are we really required to sit in on the group session? Am I really required to wrestle with my..
Intersectional Virtue Signaling from the Pulpit “One of the firms helping us find men [to pastor satellite congregations] asked me, Pastor Matt, if we find an Anglo 8 and an African American 7, what do you want? I said I want the African American 7.” –Pastor Matt Chandler, Spring 2018 One way to summarize Matt..
“They love me,” said the singer, wiping a mustard-covered tomato from his forehead I’m not an actor or a dramatist by training. I play Patrick Henry here on the farm because I’m cheap and generally more available than the professional alternatives. I say this because I simply don’t have the self-confidence of someone with the..
“You are those who have stood by Me in My trials; and just as My Father has granted Me a kingdom, I grant you that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.” “Do you not know that the saints..
..it was one of those boring nights of tedious duty, studying for a mid-term. I have no idea what knowledge I was pursuing, or hoping to certify for the world, but I think it is telling that I only remember THIS about that night. There was a knock on the door. I opened up and..
..who, in turn, praises Arkansas state senator, Stephanie Flowers. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, looking distinctly unhappy about being cornered on his refusal to sign the Statement on Social Justice & The Gospel claimed that he “platforms” academics who have a different position on social justice from his own. One of those would..
You thought your “conservative” pastor was immune to social justice jargon? Better check. Better check very carefully. My own brush with an Orwellian thought crime patrol, (background here) taught me a few frightening things about our present political reality. Upon learning that I dared to scold Louis Farrakhan for being a racist, one school district..