Why the Talladega College Band Should March in the Trump Inauguration Parade

According to a CBS News article a controversy has arisen regarding the decision by the "Great Tornado" marching band of Talladega College, a historically black college and university (HBCU) located in Talladega, Alabama, to participate in the inauguration parade of President-Elect Donald J. Trump on January 20. At first glance it would be easy to …

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A Theology of the Electoral College

As I consider that today the United States Electoral College will cast its votes to certify Donald Trump as America's 45th President-Elect, I am struck by the reality that there actually is much theology to be found within the Constitution. Please understand that in stating the aforementioned, I am in no way inferring or implying …

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Fidel Castro and the Gospel of Grace

'As I live!' declares the Lord God, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn back, turn back from your evil ways!' - Ezekiel 33:11 (NASB) Fidel Castro is dead. Depending on who you talk to, news of the Cuban dictator's demise is either …

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How Support for Donald Trump by the Right Exposed the Racism of the Left

The question is a simple one. Does an American citizen, who is legally registered to vote, have the right to cast that vote for the candidate of his or her choice? Simple enough, right? Apparently not, depending on who you ask. The post-election lamenting of the political Left continues to garner headlines. More than a week after …

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Why a Hillary Clinton Victory ‘Might’ Have Been Better For The Evangelical Church

Image credit: thedailybeast.com I was hoping Hillary Clinton would win. Before you jump to conclusions, allow me to explain. Creatures of Habit From the standpoint of our respective socio-political worldviews, the former Secretary of State and I could not be more diametrically opposed to one another. Hillary Clinton's self-professed admiration for eugenicist Margaret Sanger, founder of The Negro …

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On Black Lives Matter and the Question No One Seems to be Asking (But Should)

Many questions have been raised - and continue to be - about the movement known as Black Lives Matter and its pursuit of social justice. But the question no one seems to be asking is one which, in my humble opinion, is the most fundamental of all: What does it actually mean that black lives "matter" …

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Elections Are Ultimately About Voting the Right Sinner Into Office

Do me a favor. Stop whatever it is you're doing and take a few moments to think back to the very first promise someone made to you. What thoughts immediately come to your mind? Who made the promise? Was it fulfilled as-promised or is it yet to be realized? If the latter, how does it make you …

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