Hungering for Justice (Private Charity Is Not Enough)

Part 6: Progressive Reflections on Traditional Christian Themes Engaging in social justice can be challenging, difficult, and risky work. It is easy to understand why many present-day Christians have relinquished this responsibility and redefined the gospel so that it is not about social justice at all. Some Christians think that it is enough to care [Read More…]

If Jesus Gave a TED Talk (#1)

This is the first of a series of posts where I re-imagine Jesus’ five big sermons as TED Talks, in which he Educates people in God’s new Design for a world that runs on the Technology called love. While Jesus’ message about the kingdom of God is a positive one, I’ve strived to preserve his apocalyptic flavor. Blessed are the poor, because this oppressive political-economic system is going [Read More…]