Blog Posts on Social Issues
Should the Church Work on Social and Political Problems?
Yes . . .
If you mean: Ten million Christians should take 10 hours a week spent watching TV, and give that time to worthy social and political engagement.
No . . .
If you mean: The pastors should leave…Continue Reading
Repentance and Christ-Exalting Civic Engagement
There is no clear dividing line between biblical repentance and Christ-exalting civic engagement.
By repentance I mean turning from unbelief and sin, and trusting in Jesus as Savior, Lord, and supreme Treasure of your life.
By civic engagement I mean…Continue Reading
Why I Pray for the Economy
I pray for the economy at all times, not just times of crisis, because as Christians we are to wish for and seek the welfare of others. There are few things that have more impact on the welfare of large…Continue Reading
Slavery in Haiti
It is a good thing that people from all ideologies are talking about the horrors of human trafficking. Don’t let the “trendiness” of it dampen your indignation. If a liberal champions a good cause woe to conservatives who put their…Continue Reading
5 Kinds of Need
Overcome Contradictory Compassion
The inconsistencies of liberal and conservative compassion do not define the nature of good and evil.
That there are liberals who talk compassion for the weak and oppressed, but support the butchery of the weakest persons (the unborn even to…Continue Reading