FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK

FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK

FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK Welcome to the age of neo-racism where skin color is an obsession. Eric Metaxas recently created a twitter storm when he tweeted that Jesus was white.  The social media mob wanted to lynch him at high noon.  Most argued that Jesus was a...
GOING HOME

GOING HOME

GOING HOME How do we get our kids home from the Far Country? Jesus told a story about a rebel who ran off to the Far Country, only to end up penniless, friendless, and famished.  He must have felt like the ragged young man I saw on a New York City sidewalk...
Our Flawed Heroes

Our Flawed Heroes

Our Flawed Heroes If perfection is our measure, there can be no statues in the public square. Happy 244th Birthday, America!  Or so we wish.  But this Fourth of July is anything but happy.  It seems that our nation has descended into madness.  While governors and...
Systemic Racism or Sin?

Systemic Racism or Sin?

Systemic Racism or Sin? Until we see social injustice in terms of sin, we will never solve our problems.   In 1973, Karl Menninger wrote a bestseller, Whatever Became of Sin? In it,the renowned psychologist projected that eventually the word “sin” would disappear from...
Racial Tensions & Job’s Friends

Racial Tensions & Job’s Friends

Racial Tensions & Job’s Friends “…it’s a good time for old white guys to shut up and listen.” Kevin Bacon recently chatted virtually with Jimmy Fallon about the current racial tension in America.  The actor said, “For an old guy like me, born in 1958, to...