I’d be honored if the Babylon Bee made fun of me someday. That’d be a more meaningful “you’ve arrived” moment that the elusive blue check mark on Twitter. The concern I have with the Bee is they are recklessly making fun of and running over marginalized people in a way that dishonors Christ.
Discussing white privilege in an effort to bring unity and reconciliation is like walking on a high wire coated with random landmines. You say the wrong thing, the wrong trigger word, and BOOM: end of conversation. I’m going to try my best to navigate this wire, please bear with me with grace. Why this is […]
Dear Refugee, (Documented and Undocumented) Immigrant, Muslim & African-American: This is a letter to tell you you are loved. I love you and many others do as well. Recently some have spewed hate in your direction. They’ve scrawled it on bathroom walls, spray-painted it on dugouts and have told you to go back to “where […]
You can listen to Noah’s interview with Matthew Soerens below via the Podbean Player or you can subscribe to all “The Flip Side” episodes on iTunes Matthew Soerens is the US Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief. Noah Filipiak interview Matthew about a biblical response to undocumented immigrants, the Mexican border, Syrian and other […]
Seeing throngs of people bowing down and worshiping a candidate like they are the 2nd coming of Jesus. If the person you worshiped 4 years ago didn’t bring the world into utopia, this person won’t either. Stop frothing at the mouth about them. How politics makes enemies of friends. Man, do people get angry about […]
Food can be an idol. A spouse can be an idol. Television can be an idol. Sports can be an idol. Alcohol can be an idol. Politics can be an idol. My purpose in posting yesterday about the way Christians post on Facebook about politics was meant to show how subtly and easily we can […]