Devotional

Gangs of angry white men

Faith & Inspiration
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 10/04/07, 12:43 pm

Last August, Rolling Stone magazine featured a story on the hardcore punk rock scene in the Boston area. The 'angry white kids' in the story commit random acts of violence against preppy, suburban white kids, emo kids, frat boys, neo-Nazis, and Confederate Flag lovers. This particular socio-cultural war within the white community is intensely violent.

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Liberating college students from the American Dream

Faith & Inspiration
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 9/26/07, 05:10 pm

My heart goes out to over stressed college students. If they were raised in American evangelical churches, infection with "American Dream Christianity" (ADC) is highly likely. ADC is the religion whose principal tenet says, "Man's chief end is to glorify himself and live in comfort and ease forever." Sadly, many students who want to "learn the language and literature of Babylon" are sadly discouraged by fears of future income potential, thus creating anxiety and family strife.

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The thing we don't do

Faith & Inspiration | Forgiveness is hard work
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 9/30/06, 12:00 am

Forgiving is the hardest thing you will ever do. That’s why most people don’t do it. We talk about it, cheer for it, preach on it, and are sure we’ve practiced it. But mostly the illusion of having forgiven is that the passage of time dulls memory. The ruse will come to light with hair-trigger vengeance when fresh offense hurls in to empty out the gunnysack of half-digested grievances.

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