A Prayer of Lament When One Man Knelt on Another Man’s Neck

Read Psalm 80 An offering to The Poetry Project A Prayer of Lament When One Man Knelt on Another Man’s Neck Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel,Hear the prayer of the Israel of God.You who lead the Church like a flock.You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth.Before our eyesstir up Your might and come to save … More A Prayer of Lament When One Man Knelt on Another Man’s Neck

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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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Vexation: When the Heart Struggles with Justice

Reading with the Pastor Acts 7  and  Psalm 10-11 I struggle with both halves of Psalm 10. The first half (verses 1-11) lays out the wickedness of the oppression of the poor and the godlessness of a lifestyle that is driven purely by the profit motive, and the second half (verses 12-18), calls for the … More Vexation: When the Heart Struggles with Justice

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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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