Some see natural disasters as signs of God’s judgement. But that’s misunderstanding the God revealed in Jesus.
Yeah, maybe Jim Bakker has completely lost the plot. Christians aren’t going to start a civil war. We’re already in a war – just not the one the Christian right thinks we’re in.
Believing that President Trump is ‘God’s anointed’ makes us blind. And the worst part is, we’re unaware that we can’t see.
In an article in the Washington Post, John Fea considers how much the new president is changing the face of Christianity in the United States. But I wonder if it hadn’t changed already.
If Paul wrote us a letter, he might remind us that, in Jesus, there are no more Americans and Mexicans, Westerners and Middle Easterners, Republican and Democrat, citizen and immigrant…but would we listen?
The legal expert asked the question, but he wasn’t thrilled with Jesus’s answer. His response to the “Who is my neighbour?” question might make us uncomfortable too.
We shouldn’t be all that surprised that what we call ‘Christian’ has little to do with genuine discipleship in the New Testament sense.