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No, The Gospel Isn’t “Good News” For Everyone

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit8Email Over the years I’ve been fond of saying, “if the Gospel isn’t good news for everyone, it isn’t good news for anyone.” When I’ve said it, I believed it and said it with sincerity. I can also recognize that I said it in part to push-back against the faith of my youth which …

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Trump’s Dehumanizing Language Is An Assault Against Our Christian Foundation

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin100Share+1Reddit7EmailChristians can be found of all political and theological colors, but regardless of where one lands on the trajectory of Christianity, there’s one thing we should all be able to easily agree on: Donald Trump’s most recent dehumanizing language is actually an assault against the Christian foundation. While shocking or offensive language from Trump …

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The *Actual* Persecution of Christians In Trump’s America

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin8Share+1Reddit6EmailThose on the Religious Right claim that Trump is a Christian president who cares about Christian values. Those on the Religious Right also claim that Trump is going to protect Christians from being persecuted for practicing their faith. But those who are on the front lines of being the hands and feet of Jesus know …

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Conservative Christian: Tell Me Again About How You’re “Pro-Family”?

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit8EmailA hallmark of being a conservative Christian is supposedly being “pro-life”. In the age of Trump and “nuke em’ all,” we of course know that the modern concept of being pro-life is a total farce– right along with the second hallmark of being a conservative Christian: The claim of being “pro-family.” Now, I think it’s …

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Are Islamic Countries Doing Enough To Help Refugees?

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail As we know, the world is facing a refugee crisis. We see it on the news daily, to the point where many of us in the West are likely desensitized to the scenes of refugee camps, capsized boats, and bodies of children washing up on the shores of neighboring countries. Globally, there are countless millions …

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You Can’t Be Pro-Life and Support the Mass-Deportation of Immigrants

952 SharesShare952TweetPinShare+1RedditEmailEvery election cycle I find myself shocked at some of the core beliefs and suggested policies that are pushed forward by candidates who claim to be “pro-life.” At this point I probably shouldn’t be, but it is hard for me to let go of the hope that pro-life might actually mean “pro-life” one day. …

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The Road To Death Camps Is Paved With Fear-based Rhetoric

3K SharesShare3KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail In our divisive political climate, Hitler comparisons are far too common and grossly misused. Most of the time, the comparisons are simply inappropriate. However, as I have been pondering this issue for some weeks, I’ve realized there is an appropriate time and place to make a Hitler comparison. Making a Hitler comparison is …

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