Even Mary wouldn’t support the power- and money-mad ones who call themselves ‘Christian’:
I was going to post something inspired by a Trump-voting friend who said “The next step is to take the church back from the leftists”, going through how “leftist” Jesus’ preaching is, then saw this:
And here John is saying very well what I was going to say:
Looks like Antichrist is here and the right-wingers have already sold their souls to him.
May God have mercy on their souls.
Honolulu mayor and city council have been hating the homeless since 2013:
Vote no incumbents.
Particularly powerful quote from the above:
At times like these, Christians like to smile sweetly and say, “God is in control.”
No. God is not in control like that.
God didn’t vote for Donald Trump, you did.
Stop passing the buck to God.
God isn’t defacing prayer rooms.
God isn’t taunting gay teenagers.
God is not bullying kids on buses.
God is not carrying torches through cities.
God isn’t threatening Muslim families.
Lots of white people (many who claim to be Christians are.)
So quick to mourn the European Holocaust.
So quick to deny our own.
“Salvation isn’t just about guilt and forgiveness. Salvation is also about liberation and emancipation from dark, enslaving forces.”
From the Experimental Theology blog.
When it comes to religious views, we are all in a minority position in that our own view is vastly outnumbered by all other people’s views combined. Therefore, in religion, only a minority […]
Perhaps appropriate for this end of Easter Sunday, during National Poetry Month:
At the tomb of love
I came to say I was wrong,
But you were already gone,
stone rolled away,
© 2017 David W. Jones
Christ is not the power of positive thinking.
the power of name-it-claim-it.
the power of Caesar.
Christ is the power of laying down your life
for everyone else.
© 2016 David W. Jones