Red Letter Christians's articles

  1. General Christian
“We’re a propositional church!” That’s what an elder of my church said as he showed me a magazine article with a list of statements and check-off boxes that “proved” that our theology was “right” and that the other major Christian faith (in this case, Catholic) was “wrong.” He could barely contain himself. I did not […]
  1. General Christian
The Old Testament Law was a means by which ancient Israel could create a just society. The Law provided measures to ensure that the environment was taken care of, that people were treated as fairly as possible, that the Israelite economy was an economy of righteousness and not exploitation, and that the most vulnerable in […]
  1. General Christian
The most famous person currently on federal death row is in the news again. Last week, lawyers for Dylann Roof, a white supremacist who murdered my mother, two cousins and six others in the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, because they were Black, argued the first appeal of his conviction and death […]
  1. General Christian
There are some seismic shifts happening among evangelical Christians in post-Trump America. The latest is the creation of a “God Bless the USA Bible” that would have melded America’s founding documents with the best-selling NIV Bible translation, licensed in North America by HarperCollins Christian Publishing Inc. As authors published by Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian […]
  1. General Christian
The present violence in Israel/Palestine is the predictable result of Israel’s ongoing occupation of the Palestinian territories, significant military advantage, and its willingness to tolerate relatively little damage for the sake of preserving the status quo of occupation. Until the violence escalates, as it has in recent days, the world pays little attention despite taking […]
  1. General Christian
Editor’s Note: Our friends and co-conspirators at Death Penalty Action have invited Christian Faith Leaders to sign the petition below. You’ll also find several resources for taking action following the petition language.  All Members of Congress & President Biden: As Christian faith leaders, we are calling upon Congress to support and pass the Federal Death Penalty […]

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