The arrogant presumption that what we know today is the correct view of history, that we are the chosen generation, should give us pause. We shouldn’t believe that we are the people with the absolute moral authority to look at generations past with a righteous judgment. We haven’t earned that right.
— Read on www.patheos.com/blogs/davidrupert/sins-of-the-father-what-should-we-do-about-an-imperfect-past-2/
Just heard a pastor preach against Theism. I think, perhaps, he misunderstands the term.
I just had a hazy memory from college days about convincing some girl that I was the lead singer of Looking Glass.
And, finally, we can remember that this verdict matters because George Floyd himself matters. He is not only a symbol of the quest for racial justice in this country—although he is certainly that. He is also a human being created in the image of God. His life matters to God, and should matter to us.
— Read on www.russellmoore.com/2021/04/20/the-george-floyd-trial-and-the-longing-for-justice/
I think this is a good response.
From my years of reading true crime, detective fiction, and police procedurals, my first rule of safety is to stay away from white panel vans.
When someone you admire does something disgusting or evil, don’t admire what is disgusting or evil. At the same time, don’t let your rightful disgust turn you to despair. Many who come in Jesus’ name are frauds. Jesus is not.
— Read on www.russellmoore.com/2021/02/16/enraged-by-ravi-part-2-what-if-you-were-converted-or-discipled-under-a-ministry-like-ravis/
The witness of the church is at stake. More importantly, the lives of those made in the image of God, those for whom Jesus died, are at stake. This awful report—coming on the heels of so many other situations detailed before—should rouse the conscience to ask not just how sadists can get into places of Christian leadership, but whether we have created a situation where the very presence of a conscience is an impediment to advancement in the Machiavellian and sometimes Caligula-like world of some sectors of American Christianity.
Anger is not the ultimate answer. But it’s a start.
— Read on www.russellmoore.com/2021/02/15/enraged-by-ravi-part-1-the-wreckage-of-ravi-zacharias/
Michael Bird: What is Evangelical Theology? – Outpost Theology
— Read on castro.fm/episode/huYTPE
Why we’re coming apart, and how we might come together again.
— Read on www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2021/april-web-only/splintering-of-evangelical-soul.html
“These were my people,” one said, “but now I don’t know who they are, or maybe I don’t know who I am.”