Stop Sign Theology

Imagine, if you will, you're driving along on some back-country road on a lazy Saturday afternoon in the fall. You're riding along, top down or sunroof open with a clear blue sky as a backdrop, admiring the brilliant colors of the season, the reds, the browns, the yellows of the leaves, as they flutter effortlessly to …

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While You Were Focused on the Zimmerman Trial, the Decline of the Black Family and Church Continues

Having spent a week recently as a participating fellow of the inaugural Princeton Theological Seminary Black Theology and Leadership Institute (BTLI), I have come to the disheartening conclusion that the black church in America is in trouble. Big trouble. In using the term "black church", a term which I personally despise but will apply quite …

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The Bible and the Boston Marathon

Why are so many of us upset and, yes, even angry at the events that occurred yesterday during the Boston Marathon? Simple. Because something on the inside of each of us speaks to a violation of our standard of what is right and what is wrong and, conversely, when our standard of right and wrong …

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Same-Sex Marriage: Setting a Most Dangerous Precedent

Let me get right to the point. You cannot discuss marriage, regardless the persuasion (e.g. heterosexual, homosexual, etc.) without integrating God into the debate. You cannot. Why? Because marriage is not a man-made concept to begin with. This is underscored by the fact that arguments are being made today before the United States Supreme Court …

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