Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pacifism as Trust Part 2

Do you trust: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. ‘Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.’ ‘Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely … Continue reading

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Pacifism as trust part 1

I have been reading a book written by the Mennonite Millard Lind Yahweh Is a Warrior. One of the things that I like about this classic little work, and agree with, is that Lind understands that before Israel denied God as … Continue reading

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America is not a Christian Nation (Written by a Christian who Loves America)

I thought today I would write a blog on a topic that isn’t too controversial, so I thought I would write about how America is not a Christian nation. So I’m sure no one will disagree with me, right? Before … Continue reading

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Christians and the authority of government

Romans 13 makes it clear that we are to submit to the governing authority. What exactly this means though I believe is widely misunderstood by many Christians. So I thought I would give my opinions on it. I won’t go into much … Continue reading

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Should Christians keep people morally in check?

For the last several weeks, I have been attending a new church in Rockford, Illinois. This is an E-Free church and so far the experience has been good. In this week’s sermon (I go on Saturday nights) there were some … Continue reading

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Wayne Grudem and Politics

The other day I ran across an interesting article on the blog caffeinatedtheology (here’s the link http://caffeinatedtheology.com/wayne-grudem-vs-greg-boyd-christian-view-of-civil-government/ ). In it this blogger writes about Wayne Grudem’s new book Politics According To The Bible, specifically Grudem’s critiques of Greg Boyd. The … Continue reading

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