…why aren’t we, as Christians, more concerned with decisions that are clearly ethical, rather than eager to discern who’s more (counter-)culturally agreeable?
A while back, I posted in response to a rather brazen, irrational, and unjust characterization of “all Muslims” by a supposed leader within our own Christian faith. … Here’s a new piece of that evidence [he was wrong], a video in which Muslims deliberately and publicly denounce ISIS as “Islamic” at all; I urge you to watch it, for the sake of our faith and for the sake of human beings in general:
Don’t worry, I’m not getting immoral. I’m just getting political. Why I’m getting political would be a good question to ask…of myself. Most of the time when I do, I’m not entirely sure I want to be, and yet I’ve no idea how not to be. That last point is one of the reasons I’m… Continue reading How Far Is Too Far?
To all my Jewish friends: thank you for your friendship; may you see your blessings returned 100-fold! +MSH
Register to vote! Because the deadline’s fast approaching, we’re thankful that God “determined…the boundaries” of our “dwelling place” (Acts 17:26), and voting’s important, yo:
We’ve all been there: a friendly question turns into a pointed question; a well-meaning discussion turns into a heated argument. Words flow like a dam-burst, and the damage might as well be subject to an agency for interpersonal disaster relief. But what if we could prevent the cracks in the dam in the first place?… Continue reading The Danger of “Prooftexting”