Quotes on Revolutionary Faith and the God of Abolition

"Marxist faith is a faith in the future which men make for themselves in and through history. Or, more accurately, in the future that we must make for ourselves by what we do, so that this faith becomes a ‘wager’ which we make that our actions will, in fact, be successful. The transcendental element present … Continue reading Quotes on Revolutionary Faith and the God of Abolition

The Brutal Light of God

The Mystery is a light more blinding than thousands of simultaneously exploded atomic bombs. If you attempt to gaze on it directly, you are blinded and enter into a darkness that is your own, not God's. He knew this, and devised for our sake certain precautionary measures. Christ knew it, and issued his terse warning … Continue reading The Brutal Light of God

God’s Word to the Churches of Empire

In the season of July 4th, countless apostate churches across the so-called U.S. will honor empire this Sunday. To those churches, we declare Isaiah 66 (The Message): Your acts of worship are acts of sin: Your sacrificial slaughter of the ox is no different from murdering the neighbor; Your offerings for worship, no different from … Continue reading God’s Word to the Churches of Empire

I don’t care if I’m a Christian

I don’t exactly know how I tripped into friendship with Jesus. Was there a catalyst? Probably a few. All I really know is that after I read the gospels, I couldn’t stop thinking about Jesus. He felt extremely disturbing, in a way that was attractive, beautiful, and somehow familiar. That sense haunted me until I … Continue reading I don’t care if I’m a Christian