Category Archives: church and state

Urgent! Prevent American Christians from Suffering!


I just received an “URGENT ACTION!” alert to spare theologically conservative magistrates in our state from needing to perform civil unions between same-sex couples. I can appreciate their discomfort, but not the idea that “religious liberty” is at issue. Advertisements

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God Gets Perfectly Clear About Sexual Sin


  We talk a lot about sex in the conservative church, mostly of the homosexual variety. In fact, my church recently did “the sex sermon” and none of the texts referenced adultery, fornication, lust, or any of the majority of … Continue reading

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Thursdays in the Text: Weep with Those who Weep


No matter how you voted, Christian purpose in life has to include loving people who voted differently. I’m writing on Election Day and there is some probability that states hard-hit by Sandy may extend popular voting. Of at least equal … Continue reading

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Colonies, taxes, and interest rates: Sunday takeout


When Nehemiah returned to govern Israel, he was still serving Babylon. Try to imagine if you were given the chance to rebuild the fallen White House after years of colonial occupation and exile by a guns-and-drugs nation. Continue reading

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Rulers we can respect: Sunday takeout


Great thought-provoking content by Pastor Ryan Sunday about the need to elect leaders we can respect, no matter what their party affiliation. Bipartisan Christianity The thing about Christianity is that it tends to enforce bipartisanship: you’re supposed to treat everyone … Continue reading

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