For the record, critical thinking skills are not required to form relationships. Ask any loving parent. Love requires only ... well, the freedom to express itself. ("God is love." ) Phenomenology of Religion (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) From Paul Oppenheimer’s Tweet
There are a range of issues one might ponder that expose "faith-based" supporters of Donnald Trump. Trump Presents Dilemma For Evangelical Women, Once Reliable GOP Voters : NPR http://www.npr.org/2016/11/01/500183772/evangelicals-face-a-gender-split-over-trump Christian singer-songwriter Nichole Nordeman performs during the 34th Annual Dove Awards rehearsals in 2003 at the Gaylord Center in Nashville, Tenn. Nordeman has spoken out about … Continue reading “Xvangelicals” – Politics from the Pulpit Expose and Expand Divisions
If the election matters and things seem so dire, perhaps it’s time to direct our mediation deeper?
This post is not about the fact that Samaritans Purse actually sent such a package of materials. This post is about the conditions in the church that lead them to conclude that this manner of solicitation is effective.
Church Apostasy is rampant. Just watch TBN. In one sense we find ourselves alone in our understanding, alone in our perception of these things. In another sense, we must be in contact with the family of God. Even when, perhaps especially when - it's messy.