The Importance of September 24th

Yesterday, Sunday September 24th, 2017 was an important day for the Church in America. It was the day set aside to educate, motivate, and take action on the perhaps the most grievous 21st Century problem facing humanity. I’m not talking about global warming, or in-credible leadership, or political partisanship or millennial angst, or declining church … More The Importance of September 24th

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“Among Cannibals, one feels guilty for not cleaning his plate.”

And that is the world we live in. When the morals and standards of a nation decline, when the standard operating procedure for all things ethical is mob rule, might, power, volume and “outrage” how can any nation survive.  Forty-two years ago, John Warwick Montgomery, in a tiny book titled THE LAW ABOVE THE LAW … More “Among Cannibals, one feels guilty for not cleaning his plate.”

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Ann’s Words

Filled with a knowledge of Scripture, this one sentence from Ann Voskamp’s blog post today (“What to hold on to when it feels like the world is hurting”) is worth contemplating, as is the whole post she offers the world today. There is faith that stands or falls on the truth that the future with … More Ann’s Words

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Justice and Power

Saturday Musings “Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.” —Blaise Pascal Perhaps we should have all police departments in America and around the world study the moral philosophy of Blaise Pascal? Come to think of it, maybe we should have … More Justice and Power

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Emphasis on Justice and City-Transformation is Not Enough

Wednesday is for Thinking The world needs to be evangelized. It needs the good news of the gospel. It needs Jesus. We can care for the world and still fail to give them what they really need. This post from five years ago is more relevant today than ever. For more see: Emphasis on Justice … More Emphasis on Justice and City-Transformation is Not Enough

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He’s Not a Black Hero: He’s a Hero and He’s Black

Wednesday is for Prayer The election is over. Now we find out what the men and women elected will actually do. Will they keep their promises, follow through on their objectives or was it all just rhetoric? We will find out. The following is from Kairos Journal and reflects the kind of character and conviction … More He’s Not a Black Hero: He’s a Hero and He’s Black

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John Piper on Why We Should Care about the Issues Surrounding Ferguson, MO

It is a  BLOOD-OF-JESUS  Issue As a pastor committed to racial-reconciliation, justice, compassion, the cross of Christ and the gospel, it is CRAZY that the title of this post is even necessary. Unfortunately, such is the state of thinking about the gospel in the American church. There is a “hole in our gospel” as one writer has … More John Piper on Why We Should Care about the Issues Surrounding Ferguson, MO

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The Coming Violence Between Generations in America

Monday is for Discussion Read a fascinating article today forecasting violence between generations over the debt currently being passed on the as yet unborn generation to come. Here’s just one of the quotes: Children living in poverty because their parents experienced a tragedy or war, can live with their circumstances, understanding the calamity that led … More The Coming Violence Between Generations in America

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