“Judgement is God’s giving us up to the consequences of our own violence.” Walter Wink

When he lies, he speaks his native language…

John 8:44 

“Judgement is God’s giving us up to the consequences of our own violence.”–Walter Wink

Donald Trump is not an aberration. Lying is the rhetorical state of a culture of violence. Beneath it, there is the death penalty, binding together a nexus of injustice in a society that legitimizes murder – mass incarceration, structural racism, health care ignored, guns and war idolized, tax breaks for the rich, pillaging of the earth. To reach Resurrection Sunday on this Lenten journey we must integrate our prayer life and our worldview. May the Holy Spirit, lead us in the way of truth!

Don Golden is Executive Director at Red Letter Christians and works as a social justice consultant for agencies and churches. Don has an M.Phil in Religious Studies from the University of Wales, he co-authored Jesus Wants to Save Christians with Rob Bell, and is a minister at his home church, Douglas Memorial Community Church in Baltimore. Follow Don on Twitter @donrgolden.

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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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