The Dead-end of Research Justice
In “Cynical Theories,” the authors demonstrate that modern Critical Theory is essentially applied post-modernism.
Critical Theory values epistemic diversity—as if spiritism or superstition are just as valid as rational and evidentiary forms of knowing. But we must insist that reason and evidence are universal values, not white ones. They are universal because they are gifts from God to be used for his glory, not to be discarded as racist... Continue Reading
More than 500 Ethiopian Christians Killed In Targeted Attacks Since June
At least 500 Christians in Ethiopia have been murdered in the last two months by Islamists, according to a report by the Barnabas Fund.
Violence in Oromo has been ongoing since June 30, when popular Oromo singer and celebrity Hachallu Hundessa was shot dead in the capital. His murder revived long-standing tensions between Amhara and Oromo elites – the two largest people groups in the country. In the days following his death, 239 people were killed and more than... Continue Reading
How Everything Became About Race, Gender, and Identity
I think “Cynical Theories” will prove an important resource and rallying point for those who refuse to bow the knee to the ideology of race, gender, and identity.
Yet I am still convinced that Cynical Theories can and will prove an invaluable resource in better understanding the world as it is right now and in helping us understand why Social Justice cannot and will not provide justice and equality for everyone. For that reason it receives my recommendation. You can’t read the... Continue Reading
Gov. Newsom Signs Controversial Bill Into Law Reducing Penalties For Sexual Relations With Minors
California’s Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a controversial new law regarding judges' discretion on whether or not to add individuals to the state’s sex offender registry who have committed sodomy with minors.
Many have criticized the bill, arguing that sex between a teenager and someone 10 years older is never consensual and should always warrant being placed on the sex offender registry. “I cannot in my mind as a mother understand how sex between a 24-year-old and a 14-year-old could ever be consensual, how it could ever... Continue Reading
No Justice, No Peace?
While justice may come before peace in the order of being, peace comes before justice in the order of politics.
Peace and order are possible without justice. Personal experience and human history alike prove that it is so. The order may be vicious—on a football team, in a barracks, in a banana republic. It may well be unjust insofar as it does not render to each what is due to him. But it is only... Continue Reading
National Study Shows Numerous Lost Opportunities For Charity And Religion On Social Media
Most American social media users are not connected with a non-profit or charity on any social media platform; most also are not connected with a religious congregation or their leaders.
“With nearly one out of every four non-donors connected with a charity on social media, that’s a great chance to grow the donor base. But as pervasive as charities are in this society, more than six out of ten Americans still have no social media connection to any charitable organization, and that includes about half... Continue Reading
Judge Bars Defiant Los Angeles Megachurch From Holding Indoor Services
Grace Community Church has defied Los Angeles County’s pandemic health orders must stop holding Sunday worship services indoors, under a judge’s ruling Thursday [09/10/2020].
“While the court is mindful that there is no substitute for indoor worship in the ‘spiritual refuge’ of a sanctuary, the court cannot ignore the County Health Order does not dictate a ban on worship,” Beckloff wrote in his decision granting the county’s request for a preliminary injunction. The order remains in effect until the... Continue Reading
Trump Ends ‘Critical Race Theory’ Training For Federal Employees, Calls It A ‘Sickness’
Trump said the training 'cannot be allowed to continue.'
“It has come to the President’s attention that Executive Branch agencies have spent millions of taxpayer dollars to date “training” government workers to believe divisive, anti-American propaganda,” Vought wrote in the memo to heads of federal agencies and offices. Vought cited reports of executive branch employees being taught in the classes — designed to educate employees about “white... Continue Reading
The New York Times, Sioux Center, And Calvinism
The Dutch men and women of NW Iowa have become Americans and practical citizens of God’s twofold kingdom in America
For all the talk of “cultural transformation” and “redeeming the culture” and “taking back America” what Dias found is a cultural and religious minority practicing nothing less than Realpolitik, which the Oxford Dictionary of English defines as “a system of politics or principles based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations.” This means that for all the... Continue Reading
A Majority Of Americans Think Jesus Is A Great Teacher Yet Reject His Claims To Be God
A new survey reveals that 52 percent of American adults believe that Jesus was a great teacher and nothing more.
“Statistics like these from the State of Theology survey can give us quite a shock, but they also shed light on the concerns that many American Christians and churches have expressed for decades. As the culture around us increasingly abandons its moral compass, professing evangelicals are sadly drifting away from God’s absolute standard in Scripture.... Continue Reading