Empathy should be a Christian ideal. Romans 12:15 reads, Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.Ephesians 4:32 says, And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. These verses epitomize empathy. Someone quote shared a Facebook post I made… Continue reading Do Christians Still Empathize?
“And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.”Revelation 6:2 I have always thought of Antichrist as an archer carrying a bow, as in bow and arrow, just without the arrows. There… Continue reading He “Had a Bow.”
“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?”Mark 8:36 Yesterday, the Benham Brothers spoke at my workplace. They rose to fame because they lost a show on HGTV because they refused to back down from their public opposition to gay marriage back in 2014.… Continue reading Gain the World, Lose Our Souls
As of yesterday, President Biden has made it abundantly clear that he wants to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all Americans. He announced a mandate that all businesses with more than 100 employees require vaccination or weekly COVID testing. This is unethical and unconstitutional. Worse yet is that I fear Christians will once again turn to… Continue reading Revisiting Romans 13
THE LOOKING GLASS SELF In 1902, C.H. Cooley published a social theory that I believe holds up over a century later - “The Looking Glass Self.” The basic premise of the theory is that our behavior is shaped by our perception of how we believe others see us. In other words, perception of “society” is… Continue reading Through “The Looking Glass”
SUICIDE is not a 21st century problem, but it has been increasing in recent years. As of 2019, suicide is a top 10 cause of death in the United States and has become an outright epidemic among teens and young adults where it has become the second leading cause of death for those aged 10–34… Continue reading Our Teens are Killing Themselves
“For all people will walk every one in the name of his god, and we will walk in the name of the Lord our God for ever and ever.”Micah 4:5 People these days have many gods. The unholy trinity of race, gender, and sexuality are gods. For many, these categories have become primary identities. They… Continue reading The gods of This World
“For the love of money is the root of all evil.” I Timothy 6:10INTRODUCTION The dominance of global neoliberal economics and cries for economic justice in the United States has reignited a firestorm of criticism of the capitalist system. What once was a booming economic system that attempted to address and correct the horrors of… Continue reading THE NEOLIBERAL ETHIC AND THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM
“Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them they shall be cast down, saith the Lord.”Jeremiah 6:15 Many young people today have no shame. I can think of no… Continue reading No Shame
Many political figures around the globe constantly call for “social justice.” This concept is the driving force behind the modern American political system, but is ingrained within religion as well. It basically aligns Marxist political ideology with Martin Luther King Jr. style religious language. Social Justice is what was preached by President Obama’s pastor, Rev.… Continue reading The Red-Green Alliance: Muslims and Marxists Unite!