When it comes to the matter of "social justice" - a term I personally disavow but will use for the sake of this commentary - Lev. 19:15-18 is one of the most comprehensive passages in all of Scripture. It reads: (15) "You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the … Continue reading God Has Spoken
As I compose this commentary, there remain segments within the American evangelical church that continue to advance and propagate the principles and tenets of the "gospel" of social justice. Increasing numbers of evangelical churches, pastors, and ministries are buying into what I consider merely a new presentation of an old soteriology: salvation by social activism. … Continue reading The Fault In Their (Social) Gospel
As increasing numbers of professing Christians subscribe to a gospel of social justice - a fundamental tenet of which is the resurrection and prosecution of past sins committed primarily by white evangelical Christians against black people whether by commission or omission - the term ‘evangelical Christian(ity)’ has become synonymous with historical and present-day attitudes of … Continue reading Hijacking ‘Evangelicalism’
Ex nihilo, nihil fit (Out of nothing, nothing comes) According to the website space.com, in science, the Big Bang Theory is, "the leading explanation about how the universe began. At its simplest, it says the universe as we know it started with a small singularity, then inflated over the next 13.8 billion years to the … Continue reading ‘Big Bang’ Racism
"For to you it has been granted, for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake." - Philippians 1:29a (NASB) You will forgive my tardiness, but only a few days ago did I come across an article published earlier this month on the website Vice.com entitled: Meet the … Continue reading A Christianity So ‘Cool’, It’s To Die For
In surveying the current socio-cultural landscape in America, it seems increasing numbers of individuals are either identifying as social justice activists or aspire to be one. What began with the protestations of one individual over perceived systemic "racial" injustices being perpetrated against black people, primarily by those who occupy certain positions of authority (e.g. police … Continue reading Why ‘Racism’ Isn’t Wrong
God's benevolences are always accompanied by His boundaries.