The mob that desecrated the Capitol building, ending with destruction and death on the 6th of January, did so because they believed Trump when he told them that the 2020 election was fraudulent. Incited by Trump’s words, they marched and stormed the Capitol. We witnessed the Trumpism movement at its worst. Among those at the rally proceeding the break in at the Capitol building along with Maga hats, American and Confederate flags were signs proclaiming “Jesus Saves.” Seven buses from [...]
Encouraged and incited by Donald Trump a mob of followers attempted a coup on the Capitol building, intending to kill the vice president Pence and speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. A deranged malignant narcissistic president has been called to resign, for the vice president to invoke the 25th amendment and to start a second impeachment proceedings. As Christians we are called to pray and to pray with our feet and with our voices: to use tough love against those [...]
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November 3rd, 2020 - Election day and for a week afterward poll workers counted and re-counted ballots. Biden is now the 46th president elect and the transition has finally been authorized, even though Trump and drunken Rudy Guliani are still fighting. Trump will not concede and has told all his followers that the election was stolen from him. Much healing needs to take place in divided America. The cult of Trump still believes in their chosen one. The covid pandemic [...]
I've been working the phones to make sure that every voter fills out either his/her mail in ballot, mails it and checks to see if it has been received, or votes in person. I've also been writing and submitting letters to the editor and preparing for what ever happens to hold this country together. Here is one I just wrote: Will we choose to restore our Democracy or continue down the path toward Authoritarianism in this election? The latter terrifies [...]
This is part of the core teaching in my book, Following Jesus in the Age of Trump.
Here it is now September and the virus is still with us - cropping up where people gather without masks and social distancing. How did we as a nation become so selfish? or is it that our current president is a malignant narcissist and only thinks of his own vanity. I have joined Red Letter Christians and Braver Angels. Zoom is our favorite way of gathering - even worshipping.
While corona virus rages across the country, we've entered into thee new normal way of life: wear a mask, social distance and be tested. I had a successful month of June giving away free copies of my book, Following Jesus in Age of Trump and Ron Sider edited book, The Spiritual Danger of Donald Trump. See Amazon.com for copies of both books. With the doldrums of summer upon us - what a great time to pick up one of these [...]