Immigration and Jesus

President-elect Donald Trump made bombastic comments about illegal Mexican immigrants throughout his campaign. Mr. Trump has promised to build a wall and deport illegal immigrants. Obviously no Christian can condone illegal immigration, for “every person [is to] be subject to the governing authorities” (Rom 13:1). Yet, I fear that too often we fail to humanize […]

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

Christmas can be a time of great joy and anticipation. There isn’t a child who doesn’t look forward to Christmas morning and seeing what Santa Claus has brought. For the rest of us, Christmas is a great time to be together with family and friends. It is a time to see those family members we […]

Crying Over a Loss

On election night, I watched what once was considered an improbably become inevitable—the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States. Yes, I had been saying for two weeks or more that Trump would win, but I did have trouble wrapping my mind around Trump’s victory. Secretary Clinton’s supporters never saw the […]

How and Why I’m Voting Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the American people will go to schools, churches, bowling alleys, private homes, and a host of other places to cast ballots to elect someone President of the United States. In my heart of hearts, I really do not believe the American people have any choice in their leaders—God decides who attains that office. I […]

Conflicting Consciences

I wrote the other day about the necessity for Christians to vote (or not vote) according to their conscience. Whenever a statement like that is made, some people of God will invariably say that a Christian’s conscience must vote for candidates which are pro-life and pro-family values. Some of my fellow believers are beyond shocked […]