Between a Modern Rock and Post-Modern Hard Place: The Church in the Middle of Man’s Extremes

On a crisp, clear December night shortly before Christmas 2008, I walked up the stairs from the underground parkway on Lower Wacker Drive in beautiful, downtown Chicago. I was home on block leave from AIT (Advanced Individual Training) at Fort… Read moreBetween a Modern Rock and Post-Modern Hard Place: The Church in the Middle of Man’s Extremes

Childhood Trauma, Social Justice and The Tragedy of Guilt Transference

I’m of the opinion that the culture we find ourselves in, the culture of social justice “warriors,” snowflakes, safe spaces, gender sensitivity training, “perceived” realities, and “felt needs,” is often, but not always, the result of one group of people… Read moreChildhood Trauma, Social Justice and The Tragedy of Guilt Transference

Christian Marxism Will Not Solve Our Social Justice Woes

Christianity in the West is becoming Marxist. That is at least my claim. Of course, “Marxism” carries many connotations, far too many to reflect upon here. But images ranging from Pol Pot’s Killing Fields, to Parisian intellectuals sipping sherry along the… Read moreChristian Marxism Will Not Solve Our Social Justice Woes

Social Justice and The Church – Part II

This is a longer lecture on Social Justice and the Church, given at Living Truth Christian Fellowship in Corona. In this lecture I try and hone in on some likely philosophical and metaphysical assumptions of contemporary Social Justice movements in… Read moreSocial Justice and The Church – Part II