The idea of slavery reparations is all the rage in the woke sections of our culture, and in the rising ‘woke church’ movement. The idea behind this demand is that since black people were enslaved for centuries, that the descendents of those who enslaved them now owe the descendents of those slaves reparations for the … Continue reading Reparations: It’s Not Just the Argument, It’s the Attitude
Whenever a celebrity claims to be a Christian, we make a huge deal about it. While there’s nothing wrong with being glad a famous person has come to Christ (duh), there’s a risk to it too. Our desire that a famous person would really be one of us can blind us to warning signs that … Continue reading How to Evaluate Christian Celebrities
For years, futurists, techies and sci-fi writers have looked forward to the day when robots would work alongside humans, and replace us in dirty, dangerous jobs. From looking at the Boston Dynamics YouTube channel (which is really cool), it would appear that day is not far off. As cool as the advent of robot workers … Continue reading Robots are cool, but are they people?
Yes, you read that right. White privilege, the (alleged) extra rights enjoyed by white people in virtue of their being white in a racist society, is not a thing that exists in the United States. I know that, according to some parts of society, I’m not really supposed to challenge the idea of white privilege … Continue reading White Privilege Doesn’t Exist
People, especially politicians, love to talk about human rights, to the point where the phrase has almost become trite. That is annoying, as human rights are a very specific thing, not just a slogan to stick onto a politician’s latest totalitarian attempt to seize more power. To correct this, we need a good definition of … Continue reading Human Rights: Where do they come from?
Let’s face it, government is a reality we all have to deal with, no matter where in the world we live. As Christians, we need to make sure that we relate to our government in a way that honors God. It is, in general, a simple rule: Christians are to submit to the government and … Continue reading How Should a Christian Relate To the Government?
We live in interesting times. The kind of times where a church has a medium (the kind who talk to dead people) on staff. At first blush, this seems like sensational weirdness that doesn’t have any bearing on our lives, but when we look deeper there are indeed lessons we can draw from this - … Continue reading Social Justice And The Church That Talks to Dead People