Monthly Archives: June 2016

“Cringe Worthy”

It’s tough being a Muslim in America right now. I have thoughts that percolate for hours before I write them down and today’s post is generated in response to what has become a recent perception among a lot of Americans … Continue reading

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Intolerant, Arrogant and Narrow-Minded

“I would say right now, the most offensive claim of Christians is that Jesus is the only way of salvation. This is characterized as intolerant, as arrogant, as narrow-minded.  I mean there is a host of vices that go along … Continue reading

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Just Chips…

“Is Your Jesus too Small?” This topic has been tough to write about. As I have tried to express ideas about how Christians chip off part of the Gospel and use it for their own agenda, I know I risk … Continue reading

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It Takes Time

Could the world of politics in this country get more out-of-control? As I write this, one presumptive nominee of one party is calling another nominee “lacking intelligence” with no ideas. The other presumptive nominee is calling the other nominee “liar.”  … Continue reading

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Twisted and Selfish

“So the last will be first, and the first will be last.” Matthew 20: 16 “Anyone who has been forgiven for only a little will show only a little love.” Luke 7: 47 “I am here to give sight to … Continue reading

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“Strange Bedfellows”

Generalization: a wide-sweeping statement or conclusion drawn from specific cases. What can we say about generalizations? We don’t agree with them sometimes because we have specific experiences that differ from the generalization. When generalizations result in labels we don’t like, … Continue reading

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Being Used…

How does it feel being “used”? You know, manipulated for someone else’s benefit. I am thinking that most of us don’t like this but this is how some Christians intersect with politics. They feel used. It does not sound very … Continue reading

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Jesus, Whose Side are You On?

Have you ever seen kids fighting over something they all desire? Maybe they want to be on the “best” ball team and sides are being chosen. One side is much better than the other and everyone knows it.  Of course … Continue reading

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Finding the Grey…

What about evolution? Is there any way that a Christian can take the theory of evolution and say something like this: “evolution makes sense and I believe it is not wrong, but I also believe in God.” Yes, this approach … Continue reading

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Another Response to Evolution

Adam Hamilton entitles chapter ten of his book Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White “Apes, Evolution and Adam and Eve.” I would imagine he is trying to show the problems associated with this controversial idea of how … Continue reading

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