An Examination of Romans 13 and its Recent Use by Attorney General Jeff Sessions

On Thursday (June 14, 2018), during a speech about immigration, Attorney General Jeff Sessions took time in a speech on immigration to address concerns raised by “our church friends” about children being separated from their parents at the border by immigration. Attorney General Sessions said, “I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13 to obey the … Continue reading An Examination of Romans 13 and its Recent Use by Attorney General Jeff Sessions

More on Guns, Protecting Your Home, and Faith

Yesterday I wrote a letter about defending gun ownership to my fellow believers in Christ. I posted the letter here on my blog and on Medium. Several people have responded. One person on Medium took the time to write a thoughtful reply. What follows is my letter back to him. You can read his letter to me by clicking here.    Dear Will, Thank you … Continue reading More on Guns, Protecting Your Home, and Faith

On Guns, Rights, Freedom, and You

My Dear American Brothers and Sisters in Christ, You say, the second amendment gives you a right to your guns, and that they are a necessity, that without them your freedom might be endangered. You say you need them to defend your home from potential burglars. You ask what I will do when someone breaks into my house. How will I defend myself without your … Continue reading On Guns, Rights, Freedom, and You

How Paul Solves the Problem – an Overview

This post is part two in a series. To read part one, click here. If Corinth were a modern day church, and I was an outsider asked to help fix their mess, I wouldn’t approach the problem like Paul did. I would have grouped the problems into what I thought to be manageable pieces. “Let’s see. The worship service is really screwed up. And there’s … Continue reading How Paul Solves the Problem – an Overview