..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..
Category: Dominion - page 4
Christ, The Word, The Church, The Republic
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..
Trust your Gut on this sort of thing? I’m trying to watch/listen to a sermon as I write this, but I realize there is something in the manner of the pastor’s delivery that is truly putting me off. First of all, it’s more or less delivered in what I would call an “earnest whisper.” The..
Approved Racism Hits the Church James White of Alpha Omega Ministries interviews Pastor Tom Buck at the Shepherd’s Conference 2019… Complete interview here.. Background: it may seem hard to believe, but intersectionality and the “approved racism” has begun to infect even conservative Christian seminaries. In practice, this means that if you are the wrong color,..
And how much is it going to cost me? So I’m getting around to watching some of what was preached at #MLK50Conference, in April of 2018. (Hey, I don’t do this for a living.) Charlie Dates appears to sum up the spirit of the thing: we have a long way to go; we’re not sure..