Category: Politics

  • Has Hell Bent Your Moral Compass?

    I’ve been following the stories about ICE lately, separating parents from children, and recently in the city where I live, an unarmed Black teenager was shot by a police officer. There have been the usual displays of awfulness from Christians trying to put the teenager on trial after the fact, and of course the general…

  • I’m David, You’re Goliath

    Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” He answered, “I have been very zealous for the Lord, the God of hosts; for the Israelites have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and killed your prophets with the sword. I alone am left, and they are…

  • The Superior Losers

    I was privileged to preach this sermon on January 22, 2017, at Waverly Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our scripture comes from I Corinthians 1:9-18. God is faithful; by whom you were called into the fellowship of God’s Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of…

  • Hymns & Verses Corrected; Homophobia Restored

    Those liberals are always saying there are only six or seven anti-gay verses in the Bible, but they’re wrong. I was digging through the Fundamentalist’s Hymnbook the other day and discovered that some of our modern liberal Bible translations seem to have erased words and phrases from some of the more popular Bible verses and hymns.…

  • Charity is not a Substitute for Justice

    It was the same summer that Trust and Obedience Landed Me in Hell – and the same camp. I’d worked out in the sun that summer with my little sister to make enough money to pay for all that was to be had at Camp Kanesatake. The day of the lesson about charity, my fellow campers…

  • The Hypocrisy of the Other

    Liberals are hypocrites. They complain about how climate change is manmade, but then they still ride in planes and drive cars, and Leonardo diCaprio flies around in a private jet to lecture people on being more environmentally friendly. Conservatives are hypocrites. They say they care about babies, but the second those babies get born, they…