Category Archives: Current Events

The Gospel and Racism

Racism is alive and well in America. It takes a special kind of blindness to doubt or deny that statement, especially after the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. How should Christians think through the events that unfolded last weekend? I’d … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman and the Hero We Don’t Deserve

There are few lines that lead me to geek out quite as quickly as Lieutenant James Gordon’s closing monologue about Batman in the 2008 blockbuster film The Dark Knight:   “He’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs … Continue reading

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Why Southern Baptists (Should) Care About Race

A few weeks ago we covered two issues that are politically charged, yet loaded with Gospel implications. On January 15, we discussed the tragedy of abortion as we somberly recognized Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. The following week, we addressed … Continue reading

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Martin Luther and Donald Trump

You’d have to be living under a rock to miss the surprising results of last week’s presidential election. Defying nearly every prediction and projection, Donald J. Trump was voted the 45th president of the United States. After a bitter election … Continue reading

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Happy Election Day!

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Yard Sign Theology

What’s in a name? In a politically-charged election year, nearly everything. The yard signs are everywhere. Trump. Hillary. A thousand other state and local candidates. Every election we’re reminded of the importance of names. We buy t-shirts and hats, bumper … Continue reading

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Decision 2016

I finally made up my mind. I know how I’m going to decide in November.   I’m sure some of you are rolling your eyes. You’ve assumed all along the way that I’d just toe the party line. Fair point. … Continue reading

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