Posts from July 2016

Posts from July 2016

When Racism Hits Close to Home

Most Sunday nights I sit down with my wife and watch funny videos to unwind from a hectic day of preaching, counseling, and fellowshipping. Tonight is different. I do not know how to describe the way I feel. I guess it is a mix of anger, bewilderment, frustration, and disbelief. Before the evening service I took time to talk with a police officer in our church and his young family. He was off duty today, but he told me of…

Black Lives Matter, the Dallas Shooting, Hillary Clinton, and Justice

“Ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.” – Malachi 2:9 I have been exceptionally grieved this past week as dozens of concerns and thoughts that I have had for years have come to a head. Like many Americans I am troubled by the senseless violence, racism, murder, and systematic corruption that has become the legal system in America. I used to refer to the “legal system” as the “justice system,” but I can no…