I was raised by godly Christian parents who taught me from an early age to differentiate between Christianity and culture. They told me it was dangerous, even immoral, to mix the Gospel with political partisanship or patriotic nationalism. They warned me against confusing Christianity with capitalism or even democracy. That taught me that human systems […]
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By on October 25, 2012 in Culture, Faith, poetry, Spiritual Formation, Uncategorized
Crumbling by Doug Bursch I am comforted by the crumbling. That this new development, with new marriages and new Starbucks, It will crumble…gradually to me, quickly to God, it will cease to be new. I am comforted by the fading. That this new thing will eventually become old, old and tired, old and spent. It […]
A More Permanent Kingdom
By on April 12, 2012 in Culture, Faith, Religion, Spiritual Formation, Uncategorized
And I looked among the ashes and saw a new Kingdom rising. My heart leapt within me and I gave myself freely to the pursuit of this more permanent Kingdom. It has made all the difference in my days on earth and it shall be the joy of my eternal future.