Where Have All the Prophets Gone?

The tolls have not begun to be taken. But surely that will start soon. And we can be pretty certain what those tolls will report. It’s just a matter of time, that is, before we begin learning of deaths occurring on account of the sequester and the decision by...

Do You Use Clout to Serve Yourself or Others?

I’m a Chicagoan. Been here – in spirit all the time and in body most of the time – for 50 years now. So, I know, from experience, a thing or two about “clout.” In the most generous rendering of it, clout has to do with the power – political,...

Lady Wisdom Reminds Us to Cry Out for Justice

The non-scriptural doctrine of the Trinity makes its annual appearance this coming Sunday, and with it the host of theological problems the Christian church has wrestled with throughout its history.  As a Bible-centered Baptist, I’m continually amused by how...