Jussie Smollett stands accused of falsely claiming to be the victim of a racially and politically motivated hate crime. What does the bible have to say about such things? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/20/arts/television/jussie-smollett-attack-suspect.html If the charge against Smollett is accurate, meaning that he falsely claimed to have been attacked, then he is guilty of offering false testimony. The … Continue reading On Jussie Smollett, and the just punishment for false accusations
Biblical Origins of the State
What is the proper relationship between church and state? Throughout history there have been many opinions about this relationship. Some have thought the state should serve the church, and some that the church should serve the state. Others have seen the two as having varying levels of independence, and still others have no use for … Continue reading Biblical Origins of the State
You really shouldn’t be reporting.
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough recently told his co-host, Mika Brzezinski, that she is far too biased to be a reporter. Wowzer! I've linked the clip here, starting at 4:32. The relevant rebuke runs through about 7:00. https://youtu.be/MXeUm5F0lWM?t=4m32s Now, I don't really watch the show, but I'm shocked that one host would say something like that to … Continue reading You really shouldn’t be reporting.
Risk and police shootings
I've been told that a man who trains police officers to handle dangerous situations has a frightening habit when pulled over for traffic violations. After parking his car, while the officer behind him is running his plates, he exits the vehicle and begins walking towards the police car. As he does this, he reaches behind … Continue reading Risk and police shootings
Don’t be overwhelmed
As we seek to understand the world around us in light of the word of God, we need to also follow the instruction of the word of God concerning the world. There is tremendous evil in the world, and we need to recognize, reject and rebuke it. But we must not allow our thoughts to … Continue reading Don’t be overwhelmed
Link to post on the perversion of justice in our society
Doug Wilson has written a phenomenal post diagnosing how American society is perverting justice. The symptoms are appearing in the news regularly. I personally think the train of twisted justice is picking up speed and it will require someone speaking the truth to keep this nation from becoming a gory train wreck. I'm in love … Continue reading Link to post on the perversion of justice in our society
Reclaiming the Biblical Doctrine of Sin There is a need today for the Christian church to return to a clear affirmation of the bible's teaching about sin. It simply won't do to be vague and unclear about these things. The truth about sin is - No, wait, hold on. There are lots of important things … Continue reading Reclaiming… Justice