Tag Archives: Justice

Just Worship (Isaiah 58:1-14)

The story is told of a trembling old man who was brought before a judge after a bitterly cold night for stealing a loaf of bread from a local grocery store. The man pleaded guilty, but added he stole the … Continue reading

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John, Jesus, and Justice (Malachi 2:17-3:5)

It was the summer between my Freshmen and Sophomore years in High School when I “answered the call” to ministry. It was 1981. I was 15 years old. Eight years late, in August of 1989, I started pastoring. This November … Continue reading

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Justice (Isaiah 1:17)

(NOTE: This sermon was prepared and delivered for the first “Dirty Church Conference.” Hosted by OneGen Away at Strong Tower Bible Church in Nashville, TN on September 15, 2018) ______________________________ Justice. What do you hear when you hear that word? … Continue reading

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Your Kingdom Come (Matthew 6:9-13)

When I was teaching Sociology at Nashville State Community College, every semester, during the topic of globalization, I would say (somewhat sarcastically) that you can go anywhere in the world, and in any major city, you will find a McDonalds. … 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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Capital Punishment

The most holy of all religious days occurs in the Christian faith this week. Easter Sunday, for both the Western Church and the Orthodox Church, is this Sunday, April 16, 2017. As the Apostle’s Creed states, we believe Jesus was “crucified, dead, … Continue reading

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From a Palestinian Christian

I know this is now old news, but a few months back there was a slight uproar from the religious right because the United States, under Obama administration, abstained from voting on a United Nation’s resolution condemning the Israeli’s settlements on … Continue reading

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