Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Using your political party to further God’s kingdom is great. Using God’s kingdom to further your political agenda is downright blasphemous. To insinuate that entering God’s kingdom is not only dependent upon Jesus’ testimony concerning you but also upon your ability to fit in with American conservative evangelical Christian culture is a terrible lie. Jesus […]

Social Justice


I was reading through a CNN article today in which an evangelical Christian leader responds to Fox News’ Beck’s instruction to Christians to leave Churches that preach social justice (because apparently Jesus was against social justice?). Anyways, the evangelical Christian leader states that social justice is at the heart of Jesus’ message and says some […]



So I was listening to Pandora today to a more-or-less “Christian” playlist when I heard this advertisement about persecution and indoctrination of Christians on campuses in America. By indoctrination, I assume it means “education” that in some way goes against Christian doctrine or questionably presumes something to be true without considering alternative viewpoints. The advertisement […]

Golden Calves


So before I jet off to work, here is a brief list of things I think we Christians worship above God frequently: America Money Success Capitalism Status The Republican party Discipline/Legalism Christianity (not to be confused with Christ) Correctness, particularly doctrinal correctness The Bible (well, our twisted interpretations of the Bible that make the above […]



*Sigh* Abortion… I’m so sick of hearing about it, yet my mathematically-inclined mind is driven to believe that this problem has a solution. And like all solutions to profound problems, I doubt it will be as simple a solution as some would lead us to believe. Like so many other hot-button issues in the Christian […]

Rick Warren


Edit: Shit. Not five minutes after I wrote this did I see that Tink has already spoken on the topic and, being far more deep, intellectual, and insightful than myself, his write up is pretty amazing. If you don’t want to read a lot, just read his. Don’t even read mine. Seriously. Link. PS: Tell me if that […]

My iGoogle home page comes up with random YouTube vids. I saw this one today and it took me about 3/4ths of the length of it to figure out if it was serious or not. It’s really well-done although I can’t say I know what the video is intended to make people do. I certainly […]