Archive Tag: non-violence

Martin Luther King Jr – Speaking Between The Voices

Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr bellowed a dream from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. His was a voice between that still guides mine. The White Racist Voice All Martin’s life he’d been told he was worthless. Worth less. Unworthy to drink from their fountains, sit… Read More

Thinking Like A Christian & An American

There’s a tug-o-war between theology and pragmatism going on inside every Christian in every nation. American Christ followers are no different. Never have been. The American Revolutionary War was not a “just war” – not the way Aquinas or Augustine defined “just.” More importantly, it wouldn’t begin to meet the… Read More

Cross-Shaped Part 4

If we but believe the Lord’s word, [many] are walking in the shadow of eternal death, are already committed to the grave of hell, and liable to be devoured forever by the eternal, unquenchable fire, unless from their hearts they turn unto Christ and his word, repent, and become regenerated,… Read More

Just War Part 14: Holy War Protest

Neither America’s nor Britain’s population protested on a large scale Allied bombing campaigns during World War II. Many historians say that a sort of holy war mentality had taken over, overriding any moral outrage the population would have ordinarily expressed. Americans and Brits are said to have “feared the consequence… Read More