During my Study Program in Central Europe (SPICE) last semester, I spent many assignment hours on reflections for my Culture and Society class. Some of those reflections took the form of letters—written to my past …
Jerusalem is all about the intersection of the human and the divine.
Paul says that there is a war, and that it’s raging. It isn’t a war between Jews and Gentiles. It isn’t between us and them, or between right and wrong, or left and right. It is between law and grace. It is an internal war between I-can-do-it-on-my-own (independence) and come-to-me all-who-are-weary (dependence). It is between you-get-what-you-deserve and find-rest for-your-souls.
Instead of thinking that the role of a citizen is to vote and pay taxes, think of it as a gateway to building meaningful relationships.
It is easy for people to celebrate globalization when their own jobs are not subject to foreign workplace export or replacement by imported foreign workers.
Say no to wrong.
Learn to do good.
Work for justice.
Help the down-and-out.
Stand up for the homeless.
Go to bat for the defenseless. -Isaiah 1:17 (The Message)
More citizens than not, evangelicals included, …