The question we’re not supposed to ask on Memorial Day (or any other).
We’re encouraged to feel and do a lot of things on Memorial Day. We’re purposefully immersed in countless emotion-provoking images, speeches and sentiments. We’re encouraged to lovingly admire, support and adore our beloved American State. To that end, we’re called to remember the great sacrifices made by many to secure the freedoms and liberties that we now enjoy […]
Appreciating America vs. Worshiping America
As we roll into another Memorial Day, we must remember to keep the things we hold dear in their place, lest they become the things we hold dearest. Our families. Our friends. Our traditions. Our things. Even (and perhaps especially) our country. (See: The America Idol: How “Christians” Worship and Enable the Anti-Christ State.) If they are to inspire […]