With fifteen years behind us, we’re developing a long-range perspective on the September 11th terrorist attacks on our nation.
Hopefully, the palpable shock and fear we felt will be passed on to the next generation. Continue reading “Illusions of security”
“…the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it become unfruitful” (Mark 4:19, KJV).
America is one of the most ironic nations on earth. There are likely more copies of God’s word in print in our great land than any place on the planet. Yet, we are choking to death. Families, individuals, churches, are choking for lack of biblical understanding. Cancers are spreading, and enemies of the gospel abound. We are nearer death as a nation than we’d like to admit. In some ways, we’re dead already (see: 1 Timothy 5:6).
The rise of violent Islamic extremism is rearing its ugly head on American soil again. This is a direct result of the word of God being choked, and lives not being transformed thereby. We have trusted in our horses and iron chariots (so to speak), and we now face an enemy who has respect for neither. Continue reading “Is America choking?”
You take a racial or ethnic group that you don’t like and find the worst behavior among them, extrapolating that to the entire group. Holding each person responsible for that behavior, you inwardly feel superior to them.
Surely any honest Christian would agree that these attitudes are unacceptable in the eyes of God. Continue reading “Have Christians found an acceptable racism?”
Nine brothers and sisters write short reflections on the 10th anniversary. Continue reading Special: 10 years after 9/11
The pain of 9/11 should leave the legacy of preparation. Continue reading Lessons of September 11