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September 17, 2018

Affirming the Sanctity of Marriage: Justin Martyr, The Woman and Three Executed Christian Men

For one of my classes, I came across a quote by Justin Martyr. The quote was intriguing, so I did a bit of research to figure out who he was and what else he wrote. I learned that he was…
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ChurchCurrent Events
September 13, 2018

The Problem is Not with Social Justice

In a recent post, Ariel chimed in about the recent statement on social justice and the gospel and why she signed it. I want to provide my take on it, which is a bit different from hers and I initially…
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ChurchCurrent EventsEthnicity/CultureUncategorized
September 9, 2018

My Reasons for Signing The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel

The recent Social Justice and the Gospel statement has caused a great stir within the body of Christ. There are assumptions that those who created it or signed it are racists or contributors to racism, or simply naïve. So far,…
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Current EventsEthnicity/Culture
September 4, 2018

The Fault in their Social Gospel

As I compose this commentary, there remain segments within the American evangelical church that continue to advance and propagate the principles and tenets of the “gospel” of social justice. Increasing numbers of evangelical churches, pastors, and ministries are buying into…
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Current EventsMissional Life
June 16, 2018

The Anti-Gospel of Immigration Activism and American Prosperity

Several months ago, Time magazine published an article titled, Smugglers Inc. The author quotes a female coyote, which is another name for human smuggler, as she discusses her "work": Other coyotes don’t care, they’ll just take the money and leave…
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BooksCurrent EventsHistory
March 30, 2018

Good Friday: The Darkness before the Light (Journey to the Cross)

And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why…
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Current EventsEthnicity/Culture
March 4, 2018

The Question Black Panther is Really Asking

I'm not really into Marvel superhero genre movies so when the buzz about Black Panther started heating up, I thought how cool is that to have such a film that's portrayed by an all-black cast. Other than that, I shrugged…
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Current Events
February 22, 2018

I Took A Trip To Wakanda (Black Panther Review)

I took a trip to Wakanda on Sunday night, and along the way, I stumbled into Ghana. Black Panther is the 18th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe—and in this universe, all roads lead to Wakanda. In Wakanda, Marvel has…
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Current Events
February 20, 2018

Why Americans Own Guns

A student recorded the scene inside his classroom on Snapchat as Nikolas Cruz shot at students just meters away in a hallway at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. The video is only 17 seconds long, but I counted…
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