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You cannot be a Christian and a Republican. Here's Why.

Dear conservative Christian,

You’ve been tricked. Hoodwinked. Bamboozled.

Sold a bag of goods by snake oil salesmen in sheep’s clothing.

I’m sorry you have to find out this way. 909 more words


Exegesis: 1 Peter 5:6-7

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.  Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1,222 more words

When Hollywood “out-Christians” Christians

It’s a sad statement for American Christianity when you realize that Hollywood, the media, and all those other “liberal secularists” institutions that have been demonized by populist Christianity seem to be more willing to confront sexual misconduct than those professing Christ as Lord. 677 more words

Exegesis: 1 Tim. 6:10(a)

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil – 1 Timothy 6:10a (NIV)

While there has been some debate as to the authorship of 1 Timothy, it is traditionally attributed to the Apostle Paul as a letter to his friend and colleague Timothy. 1,033 more words

The gospel or guns? A Christ-like response to church shootings and how it can change the world

When a tragedy of human violence occurs, what is our general reaction? Revenge? Retaliation? Hatred? Do we seek to follow the teachings of the One we call Lord or do we follow our own convictions in the name of self-protection and the old eye-for-an-eye narrative? 519 more words

From Hollywood Depravity to Gays Attacking Christian Bakers..."There is Nothing New Under The Sun" - A KJ Sunday Morning Reflection

For the past few weeks, Americans have been watching the Main Stream News Media’s coverage of the decimation of Babylon West, otherwise known as Hollywood, California through the exposing of the deviant sexual activities of producers and power brokers like Harvey Weinstein and actors like Kevin Spacey. 1,257 more words


blue parrot thinking: the shared plight of churches and car dealers

Reflections on websites, damned websites and how analog and digital approaches are now one and the same.

Over the years here, I’ve shared at length (and perhaps lengths too far) of the brief life I once spent working in ministry. 1,310 more words