The Amber Guyger murder trial of Botham Jean is a powerful reminder that justice AND mercy are not opposing concepts, but are rooted in the nature of God, and an expression of the cross of Jesus Christ.
Jesus said "Let him who has ears, let him hear!" In an age where social media dominates and we thrive off clickbait, I believe we need to learn to hear. We must move beyond clickbait headlines that sizzle, and seek out opportunities for hearing what someone else has to say.
As followers of Jesus, I believe we are called to a non-violent way of life. We should have a different relationship to guns and war, as we live out a prophetic witness to our generation.
Josh Harris recently abandoning his faith after being a celebrity in Evangelical Christianity has created a major stir. I cannot help but wonder if it is not part of a major trend, and a symptom of a much deeper issue. Is our Evangelical house of faith built on a rock, or shifting sand?
We often think "repentance" is a four letter word that accompanies a "Turn or burn!" style preaching. That's where we would be mistaken. Repentance is...
America is having some increasingly difficult conversations about capitalism vs. democratic socialism. The church is not exempt from these conversations. As Christians, how should we think about these competing economic systems?