The Earth is the Holy Land

What are we to make of the US moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem?  While members of the Trump administration, in their nice clothes and bright smiles (see here), stood with Israeli officials, just across the way over 50 Palestinians, including children, were killed. But what are their lives worth, when “biblical prophecy” […]

Hypocrisy 101

I wondered how long it would take and it didn’t take long.  Jeff Iorg is the president of Gateway Seminary, my alma mater.  It is a Southern Baptist, evangelical school.  In a recent blog post, after watching the Golden Globe ceremonies and Oprah Winfrey’s speech, he wrote: “…But while Oprah is calling for moral leadership […]

Dining with the Devil

In 1993, Os Guinness wrote a wonderful little book (See here) entitled, “Dining with the Devil.”  The sub-title, was: “The Megachurch Movement Flirts with Modernity.”  Guinness pointed out how the megachurch movement was borrowing tools, insights, and strategies from the modern management/business and marketing world to “reach” people.  It was a sort of Babylonian captivity.  […]

A Clarification

Just to clarify something.  When I say I no longer inhabit the FG narrative, it is not to say I don’t still have friends and even family who still do.  Since I came from that world, grew up in it, I of course still have many ties and links to those in that world.  I […]

Thank You President Trump

Even a perfunctory perusal of most media (social or otherwise), and serious respected commentary (and now even some conservative commentary) reveals an almost total negative take on the current Presidency.  And, I think an over-all negative view is justified and accurate.  However, I think there is one very positive result of the current state of […]