God Has Spoken

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 …

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It’s Not About Kaepernick

"Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?" 1 John 5:5 (NASB) To mark the 30th anniversary of its groundbreaking 'Just Do It' ad campaign, the Nike corporation recently announced a new campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, unarguably one of the most …

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The Fault In Their (Social) Gospel

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. …

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The Problem Is Enmity, Not Ethnicity

"Once we are reconciled to God, the estrangement and hostility is over. The peace is sealed for eternity." - Dr. R.C. Sproul, Sr. (1938-2017) Enmity. It is a word that has all but disappeared from our contemporary lexicon. Think about it for a moment. When was the last time you used the word enmity in a …

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Hijacking ‘Evangelicalism’

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 …

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‘Big Bang’ Racism

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 …

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A Christianity So ‘Cool’, It’s To Die For

"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 …

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