The celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is here again as the United States prepares to enter Black History month. The normal expectation is for citizens across the country to celebrate and honor the man for giving birth to the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s. Underneath the banner of Civil Rights and the … Continue reading The Black Tar Opiate
Spoiler Alert Right off the start, let me say that Bright is full of diversity-is-our-strength messages, which pretty much feels like salted sandpaper on road rash. If you can push past it, you will find an interesting mix of the video game world of Warcraft and the reality show Gangland. Surprisingly, there is an interesting … Continue reading Finding Light In Bright
Whenever it appears to watchful eyes that religious devotion among Christians is waning, there are calls for some sort of spark to reignite a spirit of zeal. Some call it 'revival' and others call it 'reformation.' Among Catholics, 'renewal' is used. Whether it is a calling of an outpouring of the Holy Spirit or the … Continue reading Reverence Over Revival
The mass is ended. The congregants have left. I am at the back of the church, in my wheelchair, leaning forward so that I can rest my hands on the pew before me, and my eyes are closed as I silently pray and seek Christ crucified. The sanctuary is finally quiet, a holy place of … Continue reading Meeting A Neo-Caesar
The “God is love” movement has turned Christendom from truth to feelings, sentimental connection, and endless philosophical speculation. Divinely revealed reality has been replaced with a passive gentleness that is fully accepting of all people and all things just for sake of avoiding the ugly feelings of rejection. Compassion has become equated with comfort and … Continue reading The Church Needs To Be Obsessed With Sex
Sometimes the battle against evil and sin takes its toll on a warrior. He fights a hundred battles against himself each day as well as the larger battle that is with him every waking moment in the world around him. Satan, in his great wrath, is relentless, malicious, and devoid of surrender. In order for … Continue reading A Moment Of Sober Reflection
In my Protestant years, I was a student of eschatology and the end times. In modern protestant thinking, Israel plays a major roll in events immediately preceding the return of Christ. The fundamental idea is that God has blinded Jews to the reality of Jesus as Christ while giving the Kingdom to the Gentiles for … Continue reading Is White Genocide God’s Doing?