By Graham Glover - A few years ago, I wrote an article entitled, “I’m Fat.” Unfortunately, I still am. Fat, that is. And with an epic day of gluttony only 24 hours away, I don’t think my fatness is going to change anytime soon. To be clear, this isn’t something I proud of or something … Continue reading I’m Still Fat
By Graham Glover - Another gun tragedy. Another debate. This time though the debate isn’t about whether we need more or better guns laws. This time it’s about prayer. That’s right, prayer. 26 people were innocently slaughtered while worshiping God and now we’re having a debate on whether Christians offering prayers of condolence and support … Continue reading Praying for Gun Laws
By Graham Glover - Wait, what? A reformation with non-Christians? Wasn’t the whole point of the Reformation to reform the Christian faith? How can we talk about a reformation with faiths that deny the most important belief of Christianity, namely, that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God? Before I’m accused of … Continue reading A Reformation with Christians, Muslims and Jews
By Graham Glover - “We will pray for peace every day, but at the same time, the U.S. Army will prepare for war.” (Army Chief of Staff, General Mark A. Milley, 9 October 2017) These words, spoken by the most senior uniformed Army officer, could have been spoken by a theologian. They might even make … Continue reading Pray for Peace, Prepare for War
By Graham Glover - This past year has seen a number of articles, blogs, podcasts, books, documentaries, sermons, classes, etc., about the upcoming anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. No matter what “side” you think was right or how you understand the particulars of the people and events that transformed the Western Church and much of … Continue reading What Would It Take for the Reformation to End?
By Graham Glover - Some think it’s reached the point of absurdity. Our politics that is. These past few months (actually, this past year and a half) has not seen our politics at their best. Like many of you, I’m still a bit shocked that we’ve gotten here and increasingly saddened as to why we … Continue reading Our Ridiculous Political Contradictions
By Graham Glover - Irma. Harvey. Earthquakes. Forest Fires. Potential war with Korea. War in Afghanistan. Conflicts across the globe. An American electorate that remains as estranged as it has ever been. Not exactly a recipe for peace. But this shouldn’t surprise you. This is normal. Rather, this is the world in which we live. … Continue reading This World Will Never Know Peace