The Gospel and the Christian’s response to social injustices in their periphery are not mutually exclusive. Trusted Christian voices have made it their business to convince you that the two supernaturally repel one another. Because these voices are trusted, there is the temptation to swallow their assertions whole. In view of this, it is imperative … More A Response: The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel
This is a response to the blog “Social Injustice and the Gospel” written by Dr. John MacArthur and posted August 13, 2018. It is my intention to respond to each installment of this subject as he produces them. Some have argued in social media that there is little point in responding to these blogs and … More A Response to “Social Injustice and the Gospel”
Genesis 2:19 (KJV 1900) 19 And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. Black people have long conceded the right … More Rich’s Definitions of Racial Terms
The blog “Slavery and the Bible” by Thomas Kidd (@ThomasSKidd) of Baylor University is a thoughtful comment upon the complexity of the bible’s approach to slavery. In it he raises questions regarding the uniqueness of American slavery and discusses its applicability to the institution during the times when the bible was composed. The blog may … More A Response to “Slavery and the Bible” by Thomas Kidd”
I originally rewrote this document because I have decided to release it to my Pastor friends, rather than keeping it as a personal reflection. Selecting a civil leader is a very important task. It is important because the political leader is entrusted with authority over the state, which is the structure or organ of society, … More On Selecting A President
When we consider dangerous movements and individuals, we immediately consider those groups and individuals that we have been trained to consider: the movements of weaponized Islam, perhaps a select few dictators, the mass murderers who seem to be everywhere, or even black males…. … More The Most Dangerous Ministers in the World
Christianity Today posted an article on December 19, 2016: “Is It Too Late For Russell Moore to Say Sorry?”
Dr. Russell Moore is the head of the “Ethics and Religious Liberty Council” of the Southern Baptist Convention [SBC]. The title of his organization itself suggests his problem within the Southern Baptist organization. … More Trump Has Won: Perhaps We Were Wrong About All That Bible Stuff
There is a species of Christianity [Christianity-ism] which is designed to complement and enable the secular aspirations of America rather than to promote the interests of Christ. It ostensibly possesses a Christian Theology, but it is a camouflage. It resembles the church of Christ described in scripture but it is not. … More An American Species of Christianity.
I have almost stopped going to movies.
This is because even if you have avoided the movies with sex acts or outright Satanism, you still have what appears to be the industry requirement that every film blaspheme the name of Jesus at least once. It is like a seal or a trademark upon a Hollywood product. Both PG-13 and PG-14 movies frequently misuse the name of Christ, and it is a show stopper for one who claims to revere Jesus Christ [Philippians 2.4-11]. … More Mystery Babylon-At a Theater Near You