I have been called out on taking this political circus too seriously. Maybe it’s my age. Maybe it’s having to be confined to my home and having more time to read. Maybe it’s having a huge justice button (as a friend once said). Maybe it’s being very frustrated with these last political years and the Christian response to it all. Maybe it’s COVID-19…we can blame everything on COVID. So for this blog entry I will give you my favorite 4 articles written about the D.C. insurrection written by Christian authors and thinkers with highest of integrity whom I respect. They’re not easy to read or accept for any of us. IF you choose to read them….take some days to read them. But I believe they are written by modern-day prophets (think what if Jeremiah lived today). Only if you dare or want to be challenged…click, read and be open asking God, “what can we do?”

  1. Sojourner’s Jim Wallis (a contemporary who was at Trinity Seminary while I was at MBI…and began this journey of finding fellow-travelers who wanted America to be a more just place.

Sedition and Silence

A political coup holds hands with theological heresy.

https://sojo.net/articles/sedition-and-silence

2. The Gospel Coalition authors have much to share. Russell Moore from the Southern Baptist Convention

The Gospel in a Democracy Under Assault

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/the-gospel-in-a-democracy-under-assault/

3. On Sunday, USA Today published our local prophet from Wheaton College, the director of the Billy Graham Center, Ed Stetzer, a prolific writer and educator

Evangelicals face a reckoning: Donald Trump and the future of our faith

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2021/01/10/after-donald-trump-evangelical-christians-face-reckoning-column/6601393002/

4. Last but not least, David French, David who warns of the potential dangers to the country—and the world—if we don’t summon the courage to reconcile our political differences. Two decades into the 21st Century, the U.S. is less united than at any time in our history since the Civil War. An author, lawyer, Iraq Veteran who follows Christ.

Only the Church Can Truly Defeat a Christian Insurrection