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A KJ Sunday Morning Reflection: With Our Country Being Intentionally Politically Torn Apart, Who Are We Actually Fighting?

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. – Edmund Burke

If you, like myself , are a Political Junkie, and spend any time at all on Internet Political Website comments sections and political chat boards, you might think that American Christians are an endangered species. 1,551 more words

Politics

If Christ was Here Today... 


Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

On this Sunday I want to impart a short thought. The great American humorist Mark Twain once noted “If Christ were here there is one thing he would not be—a Christian.” … 854 more words

Faith

Recklessly Reckless: Sam Eaton accidentally discovers navel, gazes

Talk about a clickbait-y headline!

I missed this viral post when it went berserk in September, again in February and see so much of a self I don’t particularly enjoy remembering that I couldn’t not write a response that ended up being a 2000-word monster, too big for the facebook rejoinder I promised a friend (Sorry, Kerry) and so, in the spirit of teh interwebz, I offer this, a behemoth talking about what someone else is talking about, which is one of my very favorite things to do. 2,201 more words

Life

A Short Dictionary of Misunderstood Words

America – a pre-existing condition in need of constant reassurance.

Belief – The idea that feelings equate to reality.  (See Truth)

Christ – Jesus’ last name. 51 more words

Food For Thought

A KJ Sunday Morning Reflection: Why Trump's Saturday Night Independence Day Address Was Important

God has been very good to us. – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Foxnews.com reports that

President Donald Trump delivered an Independence Day address honoring American veterans — hundreds of whom came from the Washington, D.C.

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Christianity

Bad company, bad citizens

Fifty years ago, the main cultural tension of being a Christian in the United States was that the Christian believed things regarded as naive and false by the general culture: that believing in an omnipotent creator required the checking of your brain. 80 more words

Politics

Does Christianity Allow For Violence? A Look at Preston Sprinkle's "Fight" (Part II)

By Jonah Sandford

Like countless other readers of the Bible, at various points I’ve wondered how to handle the perceived disconnect between the God of the Old Testament, who sanctions violence, and the Christ of the New Testament, who teaches mercy, compassion, and non-retaliation (e.g. 781 more words

Theology