For American Christians today, Mark 9:42–50 conveys a stern warning from Jesus about confusing Christianity with nationalism and destroying the credibility of the gospel in other ways.
Are you comparing Trump to Hitler? Now there’s the ultimate third rail, right? A friend, reading my Facebook posts quoting from Stroud’s introduction to his selection of sermons preached under the Third Reich, asked me this question. Trump is not Hitler. Maybe Hitler is Trump’s (and our) Ghost of Christmas future. But Trump is notContinue reading “Speaking of Hitler”