No Human Is Illegal

This third phrase of the Secular Creed, No Human Is Illegal, is concerned with the ethics of immigration and, particularly, the ethical treatment of immigrants. This is a topic that is dear to my heart. Although I am not an immigrant, I do know the experience of being a foreigner in a country not my …

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Black Lives Matter

The Secular Creed that we are now studying is laid out in a manner that is quite convenient for me. You see, it begins with the statement that I am most sympathetic toward (Black Lives Matter) and ends with the one that I find the least able to affirm (Kindness Is Everything). The rest fall …

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A Line in the Sand: Why Study the Secular Creed?

“It is my work as a Christian, but much more as I am a Watchman, to do my best to discover the fullness of Christ, the emptiness of the creature, and the snares of the great deceiver.”[1] As a Watchman (a pastor) myself, each Sunday I endeavor to do those three things, typically moving in …

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