Patrons, Prophets, and Preachers

It is incorrect to read the Old Testament as mandating patriarchy for the people of God. But what about the New Testament? Does the New Testament go against the prevailing culture in its teachings? There is some compelling evidence that it does.

In Vain

This past Sunday was Pentecost. A day when Christians should have been celebrating the gift of the Holy Spirit. Rather than celebrating the tongues of fire that descended upon the Apostles, we witnessed the flames of social injustice sweep through our cities.

The Blame Game

In the face of suffering, sickness, and death, it’s natural to look for a cause. Why is this happening to us? We want to figure out who or what is responsible so that we can understand how to make things right. We are not unique in this regard. Humans, from the dawn of their existence, have sought to make sense of the world and do whatever they could to control it. But is this how the world works?