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Here’s a throwback “Roadside Reflection” from a few years back. What can a small-town misfit or local laughingstock teach us about Christmas? LISTEN. Jeremy Berg View original post
Happy Black Friday … um, I guess? But what if we could purchase some positivity and throw some joy and peace and love at those we meet? This has been a very difficult year for artists and musicians, unable to gig and play to crowded rooms. It’s also […]
It is important to love one’s neighbor — but in America, individual freedom is often more prized than biblical admonitions.
“The monastery is a school of love because it teaches us to forget ambition, convenience and self-gratification in order to open our hearts to love.”
It is not the sins we are tempted to commit that ought to frighten us, but the acts of justice we are never inspired to attempt.
There is no shame in being privileged or being white; it’s whether or not we’re aware of this privilege, understand that privilege often comes at another’s expense, and, most importantly, what we decide to do with our privilege.
The lesson that God would judge a city for its economic practices is a sobering thought. The fact that much of the condemnation appears to stem from its self-indulgence should hit with particular force at modern consumer culture
Phil Vischer (Veggie Tales) and his law professor brother Rob taught a class that touched on the Black Lives Matter movement, asking and attempting to answer the question, “Why so angry? Isn’t racism over?”
This is a “kairos moment” for the white church and America that I pray doesn’t pass us by leaving us unchanged.
This is a challenge to follow King Jesus into greater public goodness and witness just one day before our country was rocked by the murder of George Floyd sparking protests around the world.
My worst fear — and it is well-founded — is that the white church will continue to be influenced and shaped more by partisan political rhetoric than by the God-ordained, Biblically drenched, Jesus-centered pastors and prophetic Christian voices God has placed in our lives for such a time as this.