Category Archives: church & state

In one way the hippies may have been the saints…

Recently I listened to this episode of Fresh Air concerning the Vietnam War. I was thunderstruck again with the related thought that some of the convictions held by hippies and other radicals were more righteous and godly than what many claiming … Continue reading

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Random musings II

Just a few random thoughts that struck me while reading something or contemplating the big picture. American evangelicalism with its reformed/calvinist roots has been beating the “saved by faith alone” and “works can’t save” drum so hard that it’s not … Continue reading

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The anti-christ’s are here.

2 John 7 “Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world.  Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist.” I believe when apostle John speaks of the anti-christ(s), … Continue reading

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At the gates of the Kingdom of God.

If the Kingdom of God existed as a physical place with borders on this planet or somewhere else in the universe, and you were standing at its gates, would you want to enter?  I’ve considered my life, my background and … Continue reading

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Tea Party-Libertarian-Rightwing Draws Strength and Ideas from Human Sin Nature

Recent american politics has again spotlighted the so-called Tea Party.  I’ve pondered this new iteration of a slightly more incensed brand of right-wing conservatism, and come up with the following analysis.  In real life, drinking tea is healthy, but the … Continue reading

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Seeking light in the darkness of american evangelical eschatology

Due to the Camping/May 21 fiasco, I had opportunity to read and think about the subject again.  It helped reiterate my beliefs and convictions  concerning the return of Christ.  Essentially I believe He will return someday; once, publicly, and triumphantly … Continue reading

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One reason I must be anti-war

For my first ‘art of dissent’ entry, I submit an anti-war piece.  America’s love-fest with preparing for and waging war continues to force me into protest-artist mode.  (My very first protest art piece can be seen at andyvisuals.com) I am … Continue reading

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