It has dawned on me recently that, for all the talk about Trump supporting Christians, he doesn’t respect us — at all.
Why aren’t people rallying around Trump the way they did around Bush immediately after 9/11? The better question is, however, why would they do so?
“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
Demanding that the economy open up thus isn’t “pro-life,” as many like to call themselves.
Many on the Christian right believe the virus is a message from God; but what message is He sending?
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.