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 [...]
Costly Freedom by Terry Webb is now up and running on Amazon.com. Excellent historical fiction story to discuss during this time of racial unrest and pandemic.Chronology of Slavery and Racism in America is included in this edition with lesson plans for parents and teachers. Order free copies of The Spiritual Danger of Donald Trump and Following Jesus in the Age of Trump! https://mailchi.mp/966e4ea92acb/christians-respond-to-trump-presidency
Included in this revised edition are ideas and lesson plans for students to combat bigotry and racism.
Loving God and Loving your Neighbor "Lots of people flocking to packed churches on Easter Sunday," is Trump's glorious vision to end the virus, then he will reign supreme. As a follower of Jesus, I want to praise and worship God with others on Easter Sunday too, but I'm learning to worship God with others on Zoom. A handful of influential megachurch clergy in the US believe Trump is the chosen one and blindly follow what he says he wants [...]