Awakened Church: Part 2

The Stranger in the Land The term גֵּר means stranger or immigrated citizen. A stranger was not a native inhabitant of a country (Ex 2:22, cf. Gn 15:13; 23:4; Ex 12:49; 18:3). The stranger had legal status as a citizen of Israel (Ex 2:49; Is 14:1; Ez 47:22) as opposed to the נָכְרִי, foreigner, andContinue reading “Awakened Church: Part 2”

Awakened Church: Part 1

Awakened Church: Race Relations in the Pentateuch and Hermeneutical Interaction with Woke Church When it comes to discussions on race relations, sides are quickly chosen, and the battle lines are drawn. Each side is ready to do whatever it takes to destroy the other. While this reaction is expected in the broader culture, unfortunately itContinue reading “Awakened Church: Part 1”

Red Herrings and the Racial Divide

Another problem in the ethnic relations debate is the systematic use of red herrings. The white church uses this so much that we are about to cause this fish to go extinct. Here’s what I mean. When we white evangelicals come to the table, we bring along our political views and place them alongside ourContinue reading “Red Herrings and the Racial Divide”