Kirk Franklin has apparently struck a nerve.
A truth that often escapes us: The enemy knows the scripture better than any of us.
Think of it as “grace on tap”.
You simply don’t ignore the essential tenets of religion in order to maintain a veneer of piety for the sake of power.
The vast majority of evangelical Christians who support President Donald Trump seem to have this delusion that he will suddenly turn into a strong Christian leader who will wipe the “enemies of God” from this nation — this despite his womanizing, abuse of workers, stiffing of contractors, ignorance of basic scriptural principles and lack of humility and remorse.
“I feel safe with you.”
I began to understand something I had not considered before: A relationship with a woman was and is a gift, neither earned nor something to which I was entitled
Scandals begin when a leader doesn’t want to be accountable to anyone else.
Modern conservatism has always sought to dominate those who don’t agree with it.
We can complain all we want about the political/ideological divide we’re experiencing today. But unless we name and confront those who maintain and exacerbate it for the sake of power, we can’t address it.
I vowed that I would keep my heart open and not hide it away for fear of having it broken again.
One reason politicians don’t do anything about controlling guns is that they secretly want that kind of firepower to blow away those whom they see as enemies.
Not everything can be experienced personally.
Many Trump supporters don’t care to understand anyone else. That’s the reason why we have such discord in this nation.
“Forget?” Not on your life.
Those evangelicals who refuse to accept that the Bible promotes social justice ought to consider that passage from “the weeping prophet.”