A More Perfect Idolatry

I am concerned that, for all our brave talk of the Gospel, there is a part of us that is still tempted to find our own way toward the knowledge of good and evil, knowing better than God what is good for us (see Genesis 3). That there is a prideful instinct within us that assumes that we can, perhaps even have, designed the political system and philosophy that will lead us into the promised land of peace, prosperity, justice, and rest.

The Burning Bush

Some realities are projected onto others disallowing them to be free. My father called this being Black in America. And some realities are not yet. Our children will call that home.

New Name, Same Mission

 “It was the right name—for a time. But the social environment is so different,” says Ron Sider, Founder and President-emeritus.  In the wake of the Trump presidency, ‘evangelical’  has become increasingly  conflated with certain political movements that don’t accurately reflect the values ESA was founded upon and has held for almost 50 years.