Beyonce Ain’t Got Nothing on This

All the hubbub about Beyonce singing and/or lip-syncing The Star Spangled Banner at the inauguration and/or the Super Bowl reminded me: I have long advocated for changing the national anthem to the Ray Charles version of America the Beautiful. I mean, specifically the Ray Charles version. We should sing it just like that every time we sing it, at public …

Christianity and Patriotism

The 4th of July holiday produced a couple of point/counterpoint articles on the role of patriotism in the lives of Christians. First, from the “Whoa, look out you don’t get too much patriotism on you” perspective, is Ed Stetzer: Christians are, in a sense, dual citizens– of the Kingdom and of the nation where they live. I live in a …