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Podcast: Do You See a Difference Between Patriotism and Nationalism?
Greg separates the wheat from the chaff in this allegiance-busting politically provocative episode.
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Christians & Politics: Where Do You Stand?
In the 1980’s, Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson were leaders in the Moral Majority, a conservative evangelical social and political movement that attempted to rally “moral” people to change public policy. The movement died out in the 1990s. In 1999, Thomas and Dobson wrote a book entitled Blinded by Might in which they declare that…
Nations and Violence
In this video by The Work of the People, Greg shares why there is no such thing as a Christian nation. Nations are not the kind of things that turn the other cheek, love their enemies, or lay down their sword as Jesus commanded. They exist because they use the sword. Nations and violence go…
The Problem with Trusting in Governments
In this clip from a recent sermon, Greg discusses the fear that drives us to reject God as King and instead trust in human kings. This is particularly relevant as we approach the presidential election here in the United States. Let’s all reflect today on who we trust to rule us. You can find the entire sermon…
Jesus and Nationalistic Violence
Throughout the Old Testament, we find Israel spoken of as God’s “chosen nation.” The Israelites were to be a nation of priests whom God wanted to use to unite the world under him (Ex 19:6). Since nationalism and violence inevitably go hand in hand, as Jacque Ellul and others have noted, the covenant God made…
Christianity and American Politics
Greg was recently featured in Missio Alliance’s Seminary Dropout podcast to share his thoughts about the role of Christians in American politics. Today we’re sharing part 1 of that conversation. What is the role of the Christian in American politics? Should Christians vote? In this election filled with scandal and unprecedented vitriol, how can we display…
Kurt Willems posted a response to the accusation he often gets that he’s anti-American. He also included a video of Greg giving his own response to this question. Take a look! From Kurt’s blog: I am not, in any way, anti-American. In fact, I’m not anti-anyone. I believe that the way of Jesus compels us…