Jesus’ Bad PR

The latest round of bad publicity for Jesus began a little over a month ago. First, “socialist, secret muslim” Barack Hussein Obama launched an all out war on religion by demanding that religious institutions staffed by people of all faiths or no faith, carry insurance that has within its plan, access to free birth control for said staff. Horrified, Republican hopefuls, … More Jesus’ Bad PR

Jesus Died For Red, White, and Blue…

Every year many Churches “celebrate” Independence Day in worship services, and with other church related activities. Some have flag strung platforms and echoes of patriotic hymns fill many sanctuaries. Patriotism, and pride in USA are elevated and embraced. The question that has disturbed me more each year, is why? There are many churches holding to the fundamentals of their faith with steadfast … More Jesus Died For Red, White, and Blue…

Jumping Through Fundamentalist Hoops

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”                                                                                                                                          Jesus “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”  So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household.”                                                                                                                         Paul and Silas to the Philippian jailer   “O foolish … More Jumping Through Fundamentalist Hoops

Following False Prophets

Evangelicalism stands at a unique time in American history. We have a question and a choice before us.  How we will best represent to a hurting, confused world, God’s love through the church? We can, as Jesus prayed, see the Kingdom and will of God brought to earth by the grace and forgiveness we express through loving action. Or we can continue … More Following False Prophets