America’s New Religion

“When men stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing; they believe in anything.” GK Chesterton. This observation by Chesterton, an English theologian at the turn of the 1900s, gives a great view of current culture. Denominational church has declined steadily and rapidly in the last years with more and more identifying as “SpiritualContinue reading “America’s New Religion”

Two Ways to Deal with Polarization

I see the polarization of America speeding up day by day. People cannot talk anymore. And this is creating two opposite camps. One camp ignores all the issues. I have heard many people say something like this, “I don’t want to know what is going on. It is just to frustrating or emotional, or scary,Continue reading “Two Ways to Deal with Polarization”

The Free Speech Battle

We have an interesting convergence of stories today. On the one hand we have a tech billionaire who has driven the radical left crazy by forcing free speech on a social media site. Well, really, he hasn’t done anything, but by the crazy, unhinged reaction by the media, celebrities, and randos on twitter, you’d thinkContinue reading “The Free Speech Battle”

God is QUEER. Wait, What?!

More and more I am coming across seriously weird stories of churches, pastors and now divinity schools claiming God is queer or non binary or gay or some such nonsense. So, reluctantly I feel the need to wade into the heresy and try and figure out what in the kingdom of God is going on.Continue reading “God is QUEER. Wait, What?!”

Fasting from Whiteness for LENT?!?

Fasting Whiteness for Lent?!?! A church in Illinois is fasting Whiteness for lent.Lent, the practice of giving something up to become more like Jesus.Lent, the practice of following in Jesus footsteps as he walked through the desert without food or water for 40 days.Lent, the remembrance of Jesus fasting for 40 days then being temptedContinue reading “Fasting from Whiteness for LENT?!?”

Women are Oppressed by the Evil Patriarchy

Women are oppressed by the evil patriarchy. Snack food company Frito Lay, known world wide for delicious  chips has declared that Cracker Jack another one of their snacks must now be known as Cracker Jill because women are eternally oppressed by the patriarchy, toxic masculinity and need to be protected especially in sports. Frito LayContinue reading “Women are Oppressed by the Evil Patriarchy”

Are We in a Culture War?

In 1837 Hans Christian Anderson published a short story about an emperor who was so vain that he needed the very best in formal attire. He heard of these incredible artisans who could craft the most beautiful clothing ever created. There was just one catch. ONLY those who were worthy could see the clothes. IfContinue reading “Are We in a Culture War?”

Don’t Say Gay. And Other Controversial Laws

You Can’t Legislate Morality! I get this comment frequently. Don’t legislate my morality. Don’t tell me what to do. Or something like, “why is your way better than someone else’s way?” How can you say that the Bible is better than other religions? This is a BIG topic.  I am going to skip most ofContinue reading “Don’t Say Gay. And Other Controversial Laws”

As He Had Done Previously – Daniel 6

Today we look at what it means to be faithful in the midst of incredible pressure. “He got down and prayed as he had done previously.” Daniel 6:10 “When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He gotContinue reading “As He Had Done Previously – Daniel 6”

Cancelling Cancel Culture – Nehemiah 6

Cancelling Cancel Culture Why should I come down? “Why should the work stop while I leave it and go down to you?” Nehemiah 6:3 Cancel Culture seems to have taken over our culture. You hear about it every day and you may have even been a victim of it in some way. Why has it explodedContinue reading “Cancelling Cancel Culture – Nehemiah 6”