Tag Archives: Luke 6:27

Race in America – Fighting the Wrong Fight

Driving back to Salem from Portland the other day I had an interesting thought pop into my head. “We’re fighting the wrong fight.” Like most middle-aged white guys, I don’t really like talking about race in America. It’s not that I don’t have lots of thoughts on the subject – I do. But in this […]

Christians: Stop Taking Offense

Let me start today by asking you a question: Is it okay for Christians to be offended? This is a little trickier question than it seems on the surface. On the one hand, we’d say, “Sure, we can have righteous indignation or holy discontent about a lot of things!” On the other hand, however, when […]

Christian Response to Syrian Refugees

I love Facebook. I know I shouldn’t – it’s filled with a lot of nonsense. But it’s been great connecting with friends I haven’t seen in decades and I actually enjoy some of the banter. In the past couple days, though, I’ve seen a lot of comments about how we should deal with Syrian refugees […]