On November 9th, 2016, I awoke to find that Donald Trump had been elected President of the United States. My first reaction was shock; I found it hard to believe this had happened. I had been sure that for better or worse, Hillary Clinton was going to be elected. Perhaps I shouldn’t have been so […]Read more "Welcome to the End, Phase One (The “Trumping” of America)"
With all the stress over this election and coming apocalyptic disasters, I thought it would be good to take a break and have a little fun. And what do theologians and word geeks like me do for fun? Make lists like this. So in case you ever wondered what a theological or spiritual term really […]Read more "What it Really Means: Oddkin’s Dictionary of Theological and Spiritual Terms"
It goes by many names. Word of Faith. The Power of Positive Thinking. The Law of Attraction. Name it and Claim it. The Prosperity Gospel. While there are many names for it, the basic principle is the same: whatever we think, is what we will receive. If we have enough faith and think positive, we […]Read more "“Woe to the Rich”: Unmasking the False Promises of Prosperity Theology and the “Law of Attraction”"