Sermon on the Mount
The most common reason that people said they would continue to support Donald Trump, in spite of the warnings issued by Christian leaders like Philip Yancey and Max Lucado, was because ostensibly, Trump is anti-abortion.
When our family was suffering the pain of not knowing how much of Zach would come back to us, or even if Zach would come
But I hope in a corner of my heart that Francis I can open himself to a kind of Super-ecumenical position, not only allowing
How many of us will notice the disconnect this Thanksgiving between the boldness and courage of the Wampanoag who aided the desperate pilgrims as they landed on America's shores and the 26 governors who recently vowed to turn away all Syrian refugees who seek passage to America?
We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.
Some people find it hard to separate faith from patriotism, the Bible from the Constitution, and especially scripture from their own personal prejudices, so here is the updated condensed sermon for today's CINO (Christian In Name Only).
Recently, I blocked out a weekday evening, which meant getting carpools for the kids and planning carefully for dinner and homework, so I could devote more time to prayer. It's making all the difference and I'm defending this commitment just like the time I calendar for daily walks.
Especially this week, football also provides a token of our society's obsession with power as a close partner of runaway wealth.