Why It Is Time for Desperate Righteousness

Why It Is Time for Desperate Righteousness

American Baptist Home Mission Societies held their 2022 Space for Grace conference in Kansas City last week. The theme of “Testify!” speaks to the need in these times for diverse voices sharing genuine, honest dialogue about issues of Christian leadership,...
Don’t Have a Cow!

Don’t Have a Cow!

Most Americans missed it and most wouldn’t care, but the Jerusalem Post, a conservative daily newspaper in Israel, reported September 20 the breathless news that five red heifers had arrived in Israel, courtesy of a fundamentalist farmer in Texas. CBN News, a website...
Paying Attention to the ‘Musts’ of Jesus

Paying Attention to the ‘Musts’ of Jesus

Telling others what they “should,” “ought” or “must” do is typically a turnoff. Even persons in rightful places of authority — parents, teachers, supervisors — usually choose less-demanding language to make their expectations known, like: “It might be good if you...