Christian Politics – Speak truth. Be truth. That’s it!

Speak truth. Be truth. That’s it! That’s how I’d summarize the role of Christians in this politically loaded season. Our hope for a better world is not in our political bantering. [Read more...]

Is Ethical Purchasing a New Form of Legalism?

*This is a blog I originally posted at the end of February in 2010.  It is a post that I consider to be the beginning of my consistent pattern of blogging (more than just randomly posting stuff once in a great while).  I repost it here again in light of the Christmas season.  As we [Read More...]

Prophetic Pepper Spray, Suffering, and the Revolutionary Kingdom: UC Davis and #OccupyWallStreet

Suffering.  Not something that is glorified in itself in Scripture, but the glory is in the cause suffered for. Suffering, most often, is the result of circumstances uncontrollable to the victim.  Born into: an abusive home, a third world ghetto, a warzone, disease, broken family, poverty, famine, or _____________.  Changes: job loss, regime change, governmental [Read More...]

The Devil Repents In Venice Beach (The "What if…" of all "What ifs")

What if… What if the devil repented?  He said that his reign of rebellion was all false.  The angelic host he influenced through devilish propaganda false.  Corruption of humanity and all of God’s creation – a mistake.  Would he and the demonic forces of evil have a second chance?  This is a question I’ve often [Read More...]