The story of Jemel Roberson is truly a hero’s tragedy. The Church in America cannot afford to get this one wrong. Christian conservatives cannot fall asleep on the job for this one. The lost life of this young man should rally the American Church together, not to make an enemy of the police but to stand in solidarity about this reoccurring problem in our country.
A fellow brother, whom I once pastored, asked if I could “provide a biblical example(s) where the apostles/disciples stood up and spoke out against social injustices.” Below is my response. I wrote this with, any believer who may also want to know this, in my mind. May we hear God’s heart and all be edified.
As I was leaving work this morning, a friend of mine told me about the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage. I have to say, I’m not surprised by the Supreme Court's ruling and neither should you if you are a born-again believer. We are living in a modern time that mirrors the biblical time of Judges.
In the wake of the Bruce Jenner controversy, I saw many professing "Christians" comment to other "Christians" who disagree—with Bruce Jenner, how the media and society has portrayed it, and what the Bible has to say about it. When these things are written by unbelievers, that's to be expected. There is simply no way a biblically-grounded born-again disciple of Jesus can utter statements like these from their heart. But the problem goes much deeper.