Empathy Isn’t Theology

"The Struggle is Real" Is Not Theology

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When confronted with a clash between what one believes and what one feels experientially, it is increasingly common to hear someone respond, “I use to believe that, until I met a…”, “Why don’t you get to know a…before you…,“ or, “We don’t have any right to say that if we haven’t walked in their shoes.” Such […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 131

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: People who don’t know how to lose don’t know how to win. “Other people did the same thing,” is not a defense of one’s actions if it was illegal or immoral for others to do it, as well. This sort of moral escapism reminds me more of my […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 110

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: Last week, four people were baptized into Christ at NVC. I never get tired of baptisms. Sports Talk Radio is becoming more and more like listening to political talk radio. Piers Morgan was canceled. Who could have seen that coming? Most people. An 11-year-old girl shot and […]