Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic and the death of George Floyd became the catalyst of political and social unrest in 2020, fueling social justice movements in many areas. Central to the unrest is what Time Magazine called “America’s Overdue Racial Awakening,” which highlighted the fallout of George Floyd’s death and the ensuing strife. The Church wasContinue reading “Book Review: Fault Lines”
An edited and revised version of the article is currently under review for publication with the The Reformed Conservative. You can read Part II here. Addendum. Women who fled Maoist Cultural Revolution provides testimony to school board.
Community is central to both the Old and New Testaments. This theme is seen as the Bible focuses on people experiencing community with God and with others. From the beginning of the Bible, this is evident, as God declared in Genesis that “It is not good that the man should be alone” (Gen. 2:18, ESV).Continue reading “God’s People: Old & New Testament Community”
Colossians was written in A.D. 62 by Paul while he was imprisoned. By this time the gospel had spread from Jerusalem to Syria, Asia Minor, Greece, Italy, and likely Egypt, North Africa, and Persia. The church at Colossae was probably founded by a man named Epaphras who may have been converted by Paul in EphesusContinue reading “Colossians: Human Philosophy and Social Justice”
I originally wrote this to family on October 18th, 2020. Before we knew the results of the election…before Jan 6th. I was trying to share my perspective after spending most of 2020 outside of the U.S. living in an Islamic nation. We are very blessed in the U.S. and I think we often forget everythingContinue reading “Thoughts from 2020”