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The Great Compromise – When Good Men Support Donald Trump

The justification of sin for the sake of political expediency, or for any other reason, for that matter, is an abomination to God. It is a denial of the truth claims of the Scriptures, and it is a cancerous trend in some areas of the church. This past year, however, this disease has infiltrated areas that were previously bastions of orthodoxy and moral fortitude. This election season, large swaths of Christianity have put down their Bibles in order to pick up their campaign signs, and have chosen, instead of standing for truth, to stand with an enemy of truth. Supporting evil in order to battle a worse evil is not righteousness, it is compromise. Continue reading

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What’s at Stake when the Church Supports Trump?

“Have we truly considered what an awful thing it is that we are saying to Trump and the nation that his behavior is within the bounds of a follower of Jesus?”

A pastor and teacher examines the effect of supporting Trump on the witness of the Church. Continue reading

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If You’re On the Fence – a response to Dr. Jim Garlow

A friend sent me a recent article by Dr. Jim Garlow, pastor of San Diego’s Skyline Church, addressing the reasons one might vote for Donald Trump, and the reasons he believes it is imperative that we do. What follows are the points Dr. Barlow makes in his article, and my responses to them. Continue reading

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The Party Left Me

This was not a decision I made lightly, and I don’t begrudge those who think differently their right to vote their consciences. In fact, if they did anything other than voting their conscience, they would not, in my mind, be doing their duty as Americans. Continue reading

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On Transgender Bathrooms, and Asking the Right Questions

“It’s not that they can’t see the solution. They can’t see the problem.” G.K. Chesterton Last month, blogger Maria Guido posted a thought-provoking article on her blog at scarymommy.com titled, “Trans Woman Posts Selfie, Proves How Ridiculous This Bathroom Debate … Continue reading

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Faith, Moods, and Worship

“Now Faith, in the sense that I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods. For moods will change, whatever view your reason takes. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sadness in the Christian Life

When I saw Pixar’s new film Inside Out last month, I was struck by the studio’s ability to intertwine story-lines that are entertaining to kids with deeper, often profound undertones that their older viewers can appreciate. Inside Out did this … Continue reading

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