October 20, 2019 A Religious and Political Commentary

Category: The Church


Create or Consume

April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth…God saw all that he had made, and it was very...

Christian socialism has same problem as secular: Sin nature of humans

October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018

When I was a kid, I lived in a cul-de-sac in north Denton (“Idiot’s Hill”) where all of the neighbors...

‘What goes without saying’ may lead us to miss the point of what was intended

August 9, 2018

August 9, 2018

“That goes without saying” is a phrase we’ll use from time to time to describe something we feel is obviously...

For our nation to reconcile, we must be forgiving

July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018

“Summing it all up, friends, I’d say y’all will do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true,...

God knows the ‘flyover’ churches

June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018

Reading one of the lists of disciples recently, one name jumped off the page at me: James the son of...

Opinions vary on how church should be

May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018

Church. Everyone has an opinion. Some of us like liturgy and hymns. Some of us like electric guitars and fog...

Tipping Point

August 1, 2017

August 1, 2017

Conservatives, by definition, like the old days and the old ways. When the prophet Jeremiah cries out: “Stand at the...

Separation of Church and State?

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

Recently, the “Trinity Lutheran” case was decided favorably on behalf of the church in the US Supreme Court. “In dissent,”...

The church and hate speech

June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017

Two weeks ago, at a meeting of the Senate Budget Committee, Sen. Bernie Sanders grilled Russell Vought, President Trump’s deputy...

Free Speech and the Church

May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

“Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech” – that revered phrase in the First Amendment.  Where did it...