Our struggle is not against the…IRS.

Spearheaded by the Alliance Defense Fund, a grassroots coalition of 1,500 pastors recently declared October 7, 2012, “Pulpit Freedom Sunday.”  The effort asserted the church’s right to publicly address specific political (read: election year) issues without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.   Pastors so inclined would preach sermons in the name of free speech to engage their congregations in particular and pertinent political discourse.   While no pastor would endorse who […]

Preaching Dangerously

“And all [in the synagogue] were speaking well of [Jesus], and wondering at the gracious words which were falling from his lips” (Lk 4.22a-b). “And all in the synagogue were filled with rage as they heard these things; and they got up and drove Him out of the city, and led Him to the brow of the hill on which their city had been built, in order to throw Him […]