My response to Walt Sorg on LGBTQ+ matters

This post relates to a letter to the editor that I submitted for June 2024 to the local newspaper. Following is an expanded version of my response. Newspaper letters to the editor are understandably limited to 600 words. I am often left unsatisfied with my letters to the editor, as I would like to add…

Would Jesus identify with Cultural Marxism (wokeness)?

Would Jesus identify with Cultural Marxism (wokeness)? Cultural Marxists claim biblical Christians lack love and tolerance.   They often profess to be more Christlike than their Christian critics. Some Cultural Marxists are members of mainline Christian denominations who have departed from the Christian worldview. These are amongst the first to accuse biblical Christians for a lack…

Redeemed rebels and addiction

I volunteered as a chapel aide at the local county jail between 2017-2019. Many of the prisoners were addicted to alcohol, methamphetamine and other illicit substances. I spent a lot of time researching addictions and Christian approaches to this topic. I would like to recommend a few resources in this regard for those who might…

What is the Christian worldview?

In previous letters to the editor of the local newspaper, I have criticized wokeness. A few readers challenged my understanding of wokeness. Particularly, they criticized my favorite label for wokeness: Neo-Marxism.  Perhaps they want me to use the word “progressive” to describe them.    I don’t believe progressives are moving towards anything but increasing societal chaos.…

Christians should aggressively resist wokeness

I would like to encourage bible-believing Christians in our community to actively resist the leftist progression in our society through peaceful but aggressive means. Francis Schaeffer, a famous American Christian philosopher, founded a retreat in Switzerland called L’Abri.   L’Abri was a retreat center for young people seeking answers to ultimate questions in life.  In his…