On Weinergate

This story is apparently not going away any time soon, so I thought it time to comment on the trials and travails of Congressman Anthony Weiner.

The popular opinion seems to be that Weiner sexting young girls was no big deal; it was the cover-up that crossed the line.

In other words, there is nothing immoral so long as you are authentic about it.

Lady Gaga was interviewed on 60 minutes last Sunday.  She said she does drugs like other celebrities did but she was different because she didn’t lie about it.  It was apparent she believed her authenticity the equivalent of holiness. Continue reading “On Weinergate”

Digesting The Death Of Bin Laden

This morning, the West will awaken to the news of the death of Osama Bin Laden, a misguided mass-murderer (is there any other kind?). And the world will be watching.

The Lord said if He told Ezekiel to warn a wicked man of impending judgment and Ezekiel failed to do so, depriving the wicked man of the opportunity to repent, the Lord would require his blood from Ezekiel. The Lord then said, “I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live.” (Ezekiel 33:11).

As I watched young Americans dancing in the street in front of The White House last night, celebrating the death of Bin Laden, it didn’t sit right with me. Continue reading “Digesting The Death Of Bin Laden”

Don’t Respond To Egyptian Crises Like This

As a citizen of the kingdom of God, there are a number of ways to respond to the current crises in Egypt.

There is one way not to respond, and that is to talk about the end times.

You know what I mean, Egypt is going to fall to the Muslim extremists, they will make war on Israel, Russia (or is it China now) will attack from the north with 2,000,000 men and they will all meet at Armageddon, chaos, dogs and cats living together, the rapture, the end . . . and Hal Lindsey promoted to the left hand of the Father.

There are a number of reasons it doesn’t benefit the kingdom of God or you to engage in end-times speculation over what is happening in Egypt. Here are three:

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