Our nation has just wrapped up a tumultuous and long political season, culminating with the inauguration of a new President last Friday. For me, it’s been a positive thing, since the candidate I preferred won the election and has now officially moved into governing. I burned too much time Friday watching television coverage of the peaceful transfer of power and since then have found myself checking in on the news more than I regularly do to see all the “firsts” our new President is having. I must not be alone. People on both sides of the aisle are also watching the news and reacting on social media with all sorts…
More than any time in our history, Christians are a target in the world. Our beliefs are being challenged as bigoted, sexist, intolerant, unloving, and outdated. While we may be free to believe the Scripture, the free exercise and practice of those beliefs will become more and more limited as time progresses.