Politics is not our faith. Hillary Clinton is not God. Donald Trump is not God. Ted Cruz is not God. Bernie Sanders is not God. Only God is God. Vote for God. Amen.
“Would politicians kill Jesus again?” While I’m sure the world was different then, the leaders who killed Jesus functioned like politicians. Down through the centuries, people have blamed the death of Jesus on religion. I don’t think like that. The death of Jesus was about power. The politicians who killed Jesus manipulated the […]
*Preached at Metropolitan Community Church of Greater Dallas on 6/21/15 Less than a week ago, a young man entered a bible study at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. For over an hour, the group communed around the word of God. In that hour, the people of Mother Emanuel illustrated the love […]
“Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s” -Matthew 22:21 (NRSV) Many years ago, religious leaders confronted Jesus about paying taxes. The group wanted to push Jesus into a corner and make him respond to their political provocations. Should they pay taxes? Jesus […]
Over and over again, I listened to the voices that argued for the need to support progressive candidates that line up with progressive politics on “nearly every issue.” Unfortunately, the “nearly every issue” part always seems to exclude the death penalty here in Texas. Even the most progressive candidates are for the death penalty. […]