There is nothing Christian about a ban on Muslims. There is nothing Christian about refusing refugees. There is nothing Christian about denying safe harbor to those fleeing violence. Nothing.
A Firsthand Look
The only way to describe my experience here so far is to quote two great individuals, Morpheus and Slavoj Zizek: "Welcome to the desert of the real"
Dispelling the Myth: The Refugee Screening Process
Since the terrorist attack over a week ago I have watched with horror as the story unfolded and information on the evil, insane perpetrators trickled in. I have also watched with growing frustration as the framework of the story around this tragedy has evolved from the horror of the event itself into an excuse for... Continue Reading →
Be What We Were Called To Be
I recently had a discussion on another part of the interweb lately and just wanted to repost part of it here since it is relevant to much of what I have been writing about on B2C's lately as well: The discussion began with the question of how relevant Isaiah 58 is for modern America and... Continue Reading →
On the Flip Side…
One hundred forty-six "fugitives". Yes, Hurriyet, the main newspaper here in Turkey calls them fugitives, have been "captured" in their attempt to escape Turkey in their attempt to get to Greece, and from there further into Europe. Of those caught, one hundred twenty-six of them are Syrians, ten are Afghani, five from Burma and five... Continue Reading →