Category Archives: Justice

Should we avoid political engagement?

Given the growing polarization and divisive tone of politics, I understand why Christians might want to distance themselves from the whole project. It seems that no matter how graciously we engage, we risk being misunderstood as taking sides with a “Radical Right” or a “Radical Left.” Continue reading

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Syria, Abortion and Hypocrisy

It’s a bit difficult for me to think of America as the moral leader when it comes to the safety of children. Continue reading

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When is war necessary?

We should not allow our weariness with overseas wars result in a delusional isolationism. There is always a danger in reaction resulting in opposite extremes. So perhaps this is a good time to review our beliefs about war. Is it possible to have a just war? Could a decision to go to war ever be the best and most loving choice? Continue reading

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Abandoning the government plantation

Please join with me today in abandoning the government plantation and the party of disappointment so that we may all echo the words of one republican leader who famously said, “Free at last. Free at last. Thank God, Almighty, we are free at last.” Continue reading

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Restore Tolerance to America

Tolerance has been the most emphasized social standard in America for the last several decades. But radical activists have hijacked tolerance and used it as a tool of power to coerce society to conform to their moral agenda.
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A time to remember

There is no greater display of dedication to one’s Nation than to give of your sons and daughters to military service. Let us pause to remember with gratitude and honor those fallen and wounded in battle! Pray for and aid the comfort of those who feel so deeply the pain of loss at this time.
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When the facts expose the agenda

How do you respond when facts emerge to expose the deception behind agenda-driven news? Please don’t retreat into frustration that leads to inaction and non-participation. I realize that sometimes it’s hard to tell who is being honest. It’s appealing to … Continue reading

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