God Meets Politics, part one: Render Unto Caesar

When you broach the subject of faith and politics (like I did here and here), it tends to lead to more questions about how these two realms (for lack of a better word) interact. For many people the question is should they even interact at all? Can't we just keep God and our politics in … Continue reading God Meets Politics, part one: Render Unto Caesar

When the Church Cries Wolf: a few thoughts on Christians and persecuton

My son is at the age where he will sometimes claim an illness to get out of things he doesn't want to do. When he doesn't want to eat dinner, it's blamed on a stomach ache that magically disappears when talk of dessert begins. And, when he does this, I tell him the story my … Continue reading When the Church Cries Wolf: a few thoughts on Christians and persecuton