Be Not Unequally Yoked

A few days ago in my devotions I was reading II Cor. 6.  The verses were highlighted to me by the Holy Spirit.   Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.  For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness.  …

Toxic Shame 

Recently I read a great book that describes building a truly loving community.   The authors call it a “hesed” community using the Hebrew word that has been translated covenant love, steadfast love, loving kindness and more.  The book is …

Part Two: Critical Race Theory

When some looked at the catalog of sins against Black Americans from the first arrival of the slaves in 1619, through the Civil War, and then Jim Crow, a wrong conclusion was reached.  That conclusion was that there was something …

Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project

A little Essay for a Friend on Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project Two great interpretations of America from the radical left culture formation influencers are constantly in the news, one is The 1619 Project and the other is …

Marriage as the Key to Discipleship 

Many years ago, Bob Wright, an apostle leading a network with which we were close in the 1980s, gave some profound insights into training people for congregational leadership.  Previous to this time, I did come to the conclusion that I …

The New “Dangerous” Left Wing Government 

My readers may be getting communication from Prime Minister Netanyahu claiming that the government that Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid-There is a Future) and Naftali Bennett (New Hope) will form is potentially a dangerous left-wing government.  This is far from the …

Systemic Racial Disparities

The abuse of the Black underclass is rampant today. Before the civil rights movement, the black family was mostly intact. Despite the terrible segregation laws, Blacks were making educational and economic gains, though not enough. Then we had great hope …

Resourcing Israeli Congregations

Over many years my convictions have not changed in regard to the priorities of giving for Christians who want to support Israel.  The greatest support from Christian giving goes to humanitarian causes in the Land through organizations that do not …