Do Americans need to repent? – Current Events 2020 Q1 – Affordable Housing, Part 4

Are Americans like the Israelites in Amos’ day?  Are we wealthy?  Are we a religious people?  And yet are we oppressing others? First, let’s consider our wealth. The Israelites in Amos day were riding a wave of wealth. When you compare Americans with so many places around the world, we are wealthy.  For the mostContinue reading “Do Americans need to repent? – Current Events 2020 Q1 – Affordable Housing, Part 4”

Is the American melting pot disastrous for Christians? – Characters: Daniel, Part 1

In February 1887 President Grover Cleveland signed into law the Dawes Act which sought to assimilate Native Americans into the culture of the United States.  It didn’t go well.  Indians ended up losing 62% of the land they held before 1887.  There remains much debate about how much people should assimilate into American culture.  ForContinue reading “Is the American melting pot disastrous for Christians? – Characters: Daniel, Part 1”

The central fact of American life – Second Sunday of Advent 2019, Part 1

What is the central fact of American Life?  Please don’t Google it.  Just think about the first word that comes to your mind. Did you think of words like: freedom, liberty, money, politics, consumerism, individualism or shopping?  There are many words both good and bad that define our American experience.  I recently read an answerContinue reading “The central fact of American life – Second Sunday of Advent 2019, Part 1”