The Biblical Case for Limited Government and Low Taxes

Liberalism, generally, favors a bigger government and higher taxes to pay for it, while conservatives advocate moving in the opposite direction: limited government and low taxes. Let’s face it.  The government since FDR’s New Deal has gotten bigger.  LBJ instituted the Great Society.  By now conservatives say Uncle Sam is morbidly obese.  But liberals claim the moral high ground.

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What Does “Turn the Other Cheek” Mean?

I have often heard confusing and confused uses of “turn the other cheek.” The saying seems so imbalanced and out of touch with reality, as it circulates around the world, out of context and isolated. Someone gets punched, and he is told to turn the other cheek.

I also hear pacifists say this to the government when it is about to respond to an attack. “Jesus said to ‘turn the other cheek.’ So how can we commit an act of violence in response?” It’s that last application I’m concerned about.

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Leftwing NY Hillsong Pastor Carl Lentz Misses Facts on Race

I go to Hillsong LA. (Update: in May 2019 I changed churches.) And I see a battle being waged for the soul of Hillsong Channel. Is the Hillsong Movement drifting leftward? Do the leaders recognize it?

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Christianity Is Fastest Growing Religion in World

In this post, growth is defined by reaching people and converting them and an increase in church attendance, not birthrate or immigration. Measured in that way, Christianity is the fastest growing religion in the world, without a close second. Periodically updated.

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