Yes, we are free. But freedom kept just for one’s own use is as useless as a light kept under a bushel.
If All Lives Matter in our society, there wouldn’t be such disparate experiences of violence or of poverty along racial lines. Yet an examination of crime statistics, of poverty statistics, of education statistics, of employment statistics and so forth, shows that clearly our society does not act as if All Lives Matter … or, at least,Continue reading “If All Lives Mattered, There Wouldn’t Be #BlackLivesMatter”
I’m convinced that God is at work within the church walls, yes, but also beyond the church walls. God-things are happening at the altar and font, but also at the corner store, the barber shop, the shelter, the county government offices, the public schools, social service organizations, ten mile runs, and more.
For many years Christians have waged a persistent and spirited war on Christmas. They have struggled, with significant success, to transform a holy day for people of faith into a secular holiday for all citizens of our nation to observe.
I recently stumbled upon Christian symbols in places where I wasn't expected to find them. Exhibit A The other day we bought a box of Lucky Charms cereal for our children. We rarely buy sugary cereal for the kids, but this day we did. I was fascinated to notice all the charms and symbols inContinue reading “Lawn Decor and Lucky Charms”