Tag Archives: kingdom of God

The Color of Your Skin, Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, and the People of God

[Updated from the archives.] This past Monday marked 54 years from the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “I Have a Dream.” I was only three years old in 1963, so … Continue reading

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White Privilege Is an Abomination to God

[Updated from the archives.] I have something my wife doesn’t have. No, I’m not talking about a Y chromosome (although it’s true she doesn’t have one). What I have I didn’t ask for, I didn’t earn, and I don’t deserve. … Continue reading

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The United States Has Never Been a Christian Nation – a 4th of July post

[Updated from the archives.] Happy Birthday, America! Today marks 241 years since the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia to draft and sign the Declaration of Independence. To commemorate the day, let’s remember this: The United States is not now and never … Continue reading

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People of Other Doctrines – the new drunkards and gluttons

A friend sent me an email saying she’d started getting criticism from those in her blogging circles. The criticism? She was perceived as interacting too much with me on line. I was not proper company for her to keep. The … Continue reading

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The Color of Your Skin Matters to God

[From the archives.] People of Color People are like crayons… It doesn’t matter what color they are, it’s the picture they make. (Anonymous.) One of our former executives here at the courthouse had a poster on her wall that always made … Continue reading

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Patriarchy on the Equality of Women and Men

A patriarchy paraphrase: Sadly, I’ve read too many people’s posts that can be distilled down to that meme. For a look at what the Bible really says about the roles of women and men in God’s kingdom, see: 1) Patriarchy … Continue reading

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Your vote is powerless to make America a Christian nation 

[An election season reminder from the archives.] The United States is not now and never has been a Christian nation. How do I know? Because the founding document that provides the framework for all laws, rules, decisions and regulations ever passed, … Continue reading

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A Fourth of July Thought on the Downside of Patriotism

[From the archives.] Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … … Continue reading

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Why America Has Never Been A Christian Nation

[Updated from the archives.] Happy Birthday, America! Monday marks 240 years since the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia to draft and sign the Declaration of Independence. To commemorate the day, let’s remember this: The United States is not now and never … Continue reading

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Women and Men in the Kingdom of God – As it was in the beginning …

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. (Revelation 22:13.) As Jesus intended in the beginning, he has brought with him in the end. Amen. *** Slide text: Genesis 2 – … Continue reading

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