Tag: society

Prophesying Uncomfortable Truth

It is difficult to ever say that one “takes comfort” in Jeremiah. Jeremiah’s message, after all, is extremely distressing and disconcerting. He is the epitome of the “doom and gloom” prophet. On the other hand,Continue reading

Christians and Society: Capitalism

Christianity was established during the days of the Roman Empire with the claim that God had made Jesus of Nazareth Lord and King, declaring Him the Son of God through His resurrection (Acts 2:36, 17:6-9,Continue reading

Christians and Society: Communism

Christianity was established during the days of the Roman Empire with the claim that God had made Jesus of Nazareth Lord and King, declaring Him the Son of God through His resurrection (Acts 2:36, 17:6-9,Continue reading

“If We Can, We Should”?

Rash behavior is of the hallmarks of the teenage years. Cars are driven at high speed; strange creatures are consumed; experiments are made with drugs, chemicals, and other such things. But why? Many times suchContinue reading

Isolationism

Life in modern America is full of inconsistencies and paradoxes. Perhaps no paradox is more baffling than how Americans interact with one another. We have more people living in America than ever with more waysContinue reading

Relativism

Modern life seems to be full of contradictions and tensions. People remember the tragedy of the wars of the twentieth century and the great horrors perpetuated by people who believed firmly in the “rightness” ofContinue reading

What is Truth?

Pilate saith unto [Jesus], “What is truth?” (John 18:38a). Since we were not present when Pilate asked Jesus this question, we cannot know whether he asked in seriousness or in a sarcastic manner. Regardless, theContinue reading