Race, Ethnicity and Scripture (Linne)

I'm very much enjoying Shai Linne's 2021 publication, The New Reformation. I'm about half-way through at this point and I only put it down because I have other work that must be done! I've appreciated Linne's music/lyrics in the past and I also appreciate his new book. The quote below is one of the excellent …

Justice Pursued with Hatred? (Guinness)

Many people today have a skewed view of justice. Some think justice has to do with violence and revenge. Others think that justice allows people to say and do terrible things. Still others believe that justice means they can disobey laws and ignore order. Speaking of justice, true justice does not have hatred for its …

Hatred, Forgiveness, and Justice (Guinness)

 In chapter 5 of his excellent book, Carpe Diem Redeemed, Os Guinness makes a great point that true justice does not have hatred as its fuel: ...Hatred poisons society and holds the hater captive as mercilessly as any ancient Pharaoh, Southern overseer, modern tyrant, or sexual predator.  Will the United States ever transcend racism and sexism? …

Racism/Discrimination in the Church!?

  A biblical Christian ethic is one free of all racism and discrimination.  God created man in his own image, so we have no right to play favorites or show partiality (Gen 1.26-27, Deut 16.19).  Furthermore, we are commanded to love our neighbor - even if he speaks a different language, comes from a different country, is disabled in …

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