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Power Dynamics and the People of God

We may not actively think about power dynamics and how they play out throughout our affiliations and relationships. In fact, many forces at work would rather you never think about them. According to the witnessContinue reading

The Christian and the Self

We cannot escape the modern obsession with ourselves. Modern Western society seems to be all about the self. People are raised to believe they can be and do whatever they desire, and they should diligentlyContinue reading

Injustice and Wealth

If you see the extortion of the poor, or the perversion of justice and fairness in the government, do not be astonished by the matter. For the high official is watched by a higher official,Continue reading

Loyalty

Loyalty is a theme we find frequently in relationships and in society. What should Christians make of “loyalty”? We understand loyalty as feelings of support and allegiance; we generally associate loyalty with faithfulness and dependability.Continue reading

Economic Distress

The news coming out of Wall Street is quite dire. Some large investment banks are faltering. Insurance companies are in trouble. The government feels compelled to intervene. Uncertainty reigns. The stock market loses value. OtherContinue reading

Exercising Care Before God

Be careful what you do when you go to the temple of God; draw near to listen rather than to offer a sacrifice like fools, for they do not realize that they are doing wrong.Continue reading

Spiritual Warfare and Society

A war has been declared. The enemy is unseen and seems to be pervasive. He hates us and everything for which we stand, and will stop at nothing to defeat us. We cannot invade anyContinue reading