Hillary’s Pastor on Rev. Wright

Interesting……. A STATEMENT CONCERNING THE REV. JEREMIAH WRIGHT The Reverend Jeremiah Wright is an outstanding church leader whom I have heard speak a number of times. He has served for decades as a profound voice for justice and inclusion in our society. He has been a vocal critic of the racism, sexism and homophobia which still tarnish the American dream. Continue Reading

The Prophetic Voice

Consider this bit of “angry rant”: How blessed will be the one who seizes and dashes your little ones Against the rock. Pretty unnerving, huh?  Vile!  Disgusting!  The author?  The Psalmist in Psalm 137 (verse 9) ,  the same one who wrote : By the rivers of Babylon,  There we sat down and wept,  When we remembered Zion.  (137:1) Think Continue Reading

Huckabee Is Impressed With Obama’s handling of Rev. Wright

Wow. Mike Huckabee should be listened to by the ravenous conservative media on this one: I’m pretty impressed. Hat tip to David Kuo. Go in about 3:20 into this video:   Kuo comments: If you haven’t seen this, watch Mike Huckabee talk about Sen. Obama’s speech and Rev. Wright’s remarks: Particularly important is this paragraph: …And one other thing I Continue Reading

Understanding Apocalyptic Language

There’s so much more than Left Behind .  In fact,  it’s completely NOT any of Left Behind.  It’s an embedded hope that sees all that is oppressive in the world being set aside or torn down and relegated to the dust bins of history so that God’s Kingdom is all that remains.  In Anthony’s post where he is helping us Continue Reading

on Obama and Wright

Oh my gosh,  my blogger friends have been absolutely poetic in their blogging over this Rev. Wright issue.  Anthony is terrifically articulate (not so unusual for him): those who are uncomfortable with the qualifier afro-centric Christian theology or black theology would do well to understand the historical and social reasons why black folks use these qualifiers.  They only reveal their Continue Reading

Obama and his church… the Biblical response?

More often than not,  I really like what this conservative evangelical (who used to be second in command of the faith-based initiative of Bush).  here he is on Obama and his church: Some have said Obama needs to give a Checkers Speech. He doesn’t. He has done nothing wrong. His pastor holds extreme views. He has clarified and distinguished his Continue Reading