Tag: Prosperity Gospel

  • “Enjoy.”

    “Enjoy.”

    I was in the Dining Commons the other day when I overheard one person ask another, “Did you enjoy your meal?” The phrase struck me weird, and I thought about it. We can like something without enjoying it. Food can taste good, and we can fail to enjoy it. We can spend time with our…

  • Instructions for Living in the Empire

    There are a few “fringe theologians” who disavow friendship with the United States of America. Some, like Shane Claiborne, refer to the USA as “Empire” and disavow it, trying to live “off the grid,” away from the realm of America. The idea that the church is this Kingdom of God that will never be destroyed…