“Can We Use Em?” When Politics and Religion End Up in the Wrong Hands

Religious leaders, politicians, and the quest for power is a toxic mix. For those who seek to claim power for themselves, religion is held in high regard as a vessel. Religion to power is a reoccurring theme throughout human history. Part of the Cohen tape that caught my attention was the President asking this questions…

The Cost of Not Taking the Bible Seriously

The separation of children from their parents at the United States border is unconscionable. The fact that this policy is being justified by the Attorney General using scripture is gross biblical malpractice. Here’s the real kicker- the Attorney General was appointed by a President who received 80 percent of the vote from Christian evangelicals. I’m…

Leaving Room for Others

My parents were in town this past weekend, so we took them to one of our favorite restaurants. Upon being seated at the table, the host took the extra place setting away. Not only did it get me thinking, but it also disappointed me because I always like the extra set of silverware in case…