I wasn’t planning to weigh in on Terry Jones and his plans to burn a boat load of Qurans this Saturday; September 11th. But when I saw a number of folks commenting about it on Face Book this morning I changed my mind. I hardly ever dive into politics anymore and may actually blog about that decision in the future. But I do want to discuss current issues of the day and relevant ways citizens of the Kingdom of God can respond to them and process them. On this issue, it would seem that “Pastor” Terry is a bit misguided here in interpreting exactly how Jesus would have handled the situation and what the spiritual ramifications are.
To begin with, I find the whole thing humorous if not sad on at least three points. (more…)