Category Archives: Christianity

With Fear and Trembling

Last Friday, June 12Th, a group of mainly young adults began a peaceful, “sit-in” protest in the plaza outside the state capital in Nashville, TN. Their purpose was to bring further attention to police brutality, the need to defund the … Continue reading

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The Sin of Syncretism

syn-cre-tism (siNGkre-tizem) noun: the amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought. Not one time in the entire Old Testament did the Israelites completely turn their backs on God and entirely deny the God of Abraham. Instead, they tried … Continue reading

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Just When I Thought It Couldn’t Get Worse

Well, I didn’t think it could get any worse. But I was wrong. Recently two articles have come out, based on legitimate research, that puts the white evangelical church in the United States at odds with the teachings of Jesus. … Continue reading

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Saying, “Jesus is Lord,” is a Political Statement

As a minister and pastor committed to social justice, I am often criticized. Interestingly, the criticism does not come from the world. Rather, it comes from fellow, conservative ministers and pastors. The criticism usually goes something like this: “Kevin, you should … Continue reading

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God Help Us!

The other day I wrote a post about how I don’t understand how evangelicals can still support this particular POTUS. The idea that “I voted for a president, not a pastor,” or, “I don’t look to Washington, DC for spiritual … Continue reading

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A Recovering Fundamentalist

Hello, my name is Kevin and I am a recovering fundamentalist. I grew up in a fundamentalist church, and denomination. I was taught that, “those evangelicals,” especially those belonging to the National Association of Evangelicals, were liberals. I was even taught that … Continue reading

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A Call for Corporate Repentance

This past Sunday night (October 29, 2017) I had the privilege of preaching at New Livingstone Church (Pastor Ronnie Mitchell) during their “Solar Eclipse Revival: Where love covers hate.” My sermon, “A Call for Corporate Repentance” was based on a … Continue reading

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A Number I Cannot Ignore

I am not a numbers person. The truth is, I am not a detailed person at all. I think big picture and get lost in the minutia of particulars. But there is one number that I simply cannot ignore. I … Continue reading

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Easter Blues

My intention is for this post to be encouraging…I promise…but before I get to the encouraging part, I need to let you in on a secret that pastors try to keep quiet. That secret is that many of us dread … Continue reading

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A Story

I watched with interest yesterday (Thursday, March 16, 2017) the press conference where White House budget director, Mike Mulvaney, tried to explain the basics behind the President’s “spending blueprint.” (Here is the full press conference. Mulvaney’s part is in the … Continue reading

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