38 Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word. 40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, andContinue reading “A Question of Priorities”
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Monetization of Tragedy
Michael Brown is dead, killed by an officer whose duty is to protect and defend. That officer used deadly force but there wasn’t anyone’s life at stake, not even his own. What was the officer protecting? What was the officer defending? Even more tragic in my mind is this fundraising business. The police department hasContinue reading “Monetization of Tragedy”
Rethinking Crime and Violence..
“A slacker’s craving will kill him because his hands refuse to work. He is filled with craving all day long, but the righteous give and don’t hold back.” (Proverbs 21:25-26) The slacker does not die alone. When the righteous withholds charity from the slacker, crime and violence are the results. Poverty left to its ownContinue reading “Rethinking Crime and Violence..”
Injustice for Jordan Davis
Jordan Davis stood his ground; it cost him his life. His crime – refusing to obey a white man. In March of 1857, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney of the US Supreme Court opined two things: 1) a slave could never become a citizen; and 2) blacks “had no rights which the white man wasContinue reading “Injustice for Jordan Davis”