Tag Archives: values

a presidential wall

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Not all presidents are racists. Some are real leaders who model true discipleship and faithfulness to the Gospel. The shame is that the current president is an egotistical bigot that models hatred and greed rather than caring and compassion.

a rather novel idea

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For all the evangelical right who still have the audacity to support Trump while calling themselves disciples of Christ, this hopefully will show you how far from being faithful followers you really are. Trump’s values are diametrically opposed to the teachings of Jesus Christ.

You can follow one or the other…not both. Your choice is clear as to where your values truly are.

Holy Refugees

"That Makes Us Refugees, Right?" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

When Mary and Joseph fled to protect the life of their son,  Jesus, they became refugees. Unless I am sadly mistaken that makes Jesus a refugee.

How is it then that so many Evangelical Christians worship a refugee on Sunday, but despise refugees the rest of the week? Am I missing something here? Or, is there a true disconnect with what so many of us profess and what we really believe?

absolutely and without question!

I’ve met a lot of immigrants in my life. I can truthfully say I have never experienced even one as vile and disgusting as the fear-mongering, white supremacists I have encountered.

The vile, vicious and vulgar rhetoric spewed by these racist bigots is foreign to anything even resembling morality.  Their actions declare their beliefs, and what they believe is obviously diametrically opposed to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

“- it’s a beautiful church.”

This is our Christian President…really? It’s a beautiful church with no name. But, actually Easter is a time for families, get-together and golfing…the perfect Christian description of the holiest and most sacred day of the liturgical year.

Now I understand why the white Evangelicals adore this man. He is the perfect embodiment of their values. He knows almost as much about discipleship as he does about governing.

what is the meaning of our lives?

After watching the entire speech of France’s President to Congress I once again realized what a true world leader sounds like. Such a leader points the way to a better and brighter future for the entire world, sharing a vision of hope and promise.

One day I pray we will again have such leaders in our country.